Bolsonaro's sons are elected with a record number of votes

Eduardo Bolsonaro became the most voted federal deputy in Brazilian history

Eduardo Bolsonaro became the most voted federal deputy in Brazilian history

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The sons of PSL's presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro surfed their father's wave of popularity and were elected to the Senate and House of Representatives.

Eduardo Bolsonaro, 34, became Brazil's most voted federal deputy with 1.8 million votes, surpassing the 2002 mark of Enéas Carneiro (Prona), who had received 1.57 million.

The other son, Flávio Bolsonaro, 37, who was a state congressman four times in Rio de Janeiro, won the first seat for the Senate for that state, with 32% of the valid votes, more than 4.2 million votes. He came close to the record for most voted senator in Rio's history, a record that belongs to Romário, in 2014, with 4.6 million.

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