\u201cLula's victory is the best news we've had all year. Bolsonaro was a threat not only to the lives of Brazilians, but to life on Earth. Some of the harm he did can be reversed. Some is irreparable. But at least he's out.\u201d
\u201cIf you\u2019re just waking up this side of the world. Some Breaking positive news. Yes, positive, hopeful, news. Lula da Silva has beaten Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil\u2019s 2022 presidential heated election. A huge win for democracy, the environment and the planet. Finally, a light of hope.\u201d
— Dr. Jennifer Cassidy (@Dr. Jennifer Cassidy)
\u201cFantastic news not just for Brazil but for the whole world. https://t.co/mgkGSDrE7m\u201d
\u201cWhen Trump endorsed Kelly Loeffler \u2014 she lost. When Trump endorsed David Perdue \u2014 he lost. When Trump endorsed Madison Cawthorn \u2014 he lost. And when Trump endorsed Jair Bolsonaro \u2014 he lost. An endorsement from Trump is the kiss of death both in this country and around the world.\u201d
\u201cHere\u2019s the 2022 Brazilian Presidential election by municipality. Both candidates clearly had their bases, with Lula racking up massive margins in the northeast and Bolsonaro doing well in the southern parts. Lula is the first person to beat an incumbent President in Brazil.\u201d
US president Joe Biden and French president Emmanuel Macron congratulated the new leader on his victory.
The result has sparked a big reaction across the world – here are the biggest memes and reactions.
Brazil’s new president elect dedicated his victory to the people of the country in a tweet containing a photograph of crowds, Lula said: “The reason for my victory was the dedication of each of you. Who believed in freedom and in the possibility of recovering the country for the Brazilian people.”
\u201cA raz\u00e3o da minha vit\u00f3ria foi a dedica\u00e7\u00e3o de cada um de voc\u00eas. Que acreditaram na liberdade e na possibilidade de recuperarmos o pa\u00eds para o povo brasileiro.\n\n\ud83d\udcf8: @ricardostuckert\u201d