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Anadolu Agency

SÃO PAULO — President Dilma Rousseff remains locked in a tight race against her second-round rival Aécio Neves with less than a week before Brazilians head back to the polls to pick a president in a 26 October runoff.

The CNT/MDA poll, which surveyed 2,002 voters over the weekend, suggests the two remaining presidential candidates are technically tied within the poll’s margin of error of plus or minus 2.2 points.

Rousseff, candidate for the leftist Workers’ Party (PT), would take 45.5 percent of votes if the runoff were held now, with Neves, centre-right Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB) candidate, at 44.5 percent.

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