Daily Archives: 20 August 2014

Anadolu Agency

SÃO PAULO — Brazil’s presidential candidates took to the airwaves Tuesday as political broadcasts on television and radio kicked off ahead of the country’s upcoming general elections.

All free-to-air television and radio networks must carry the 25-minute slots for presidential candidates twice a day on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays until three days before the first round of voting on 5 October.

Some 26,000 candidates are taking part in October’s general elections, which aside from the president elects members of both chambers of Congress, state governors and state legislatures.

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