Former president Lula da Silva's lead over incumbent Jair Bolsonaro in the opinion polls is so big he could win the election..
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
President of Brazil from 2003 to 2010
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, commonly known mononymously as Lula, is a Brazilian politician and former union leader who served as the 35th president of Brazil from 2003 to 2010. He was a founding member of the Workers' Party (PT) and ran unsuccessfully for president three times before achieving victory in the 2002 Brazilian general election. He was re-elected in 2006. In May 2021, Lula stated that he would run for a third term in the 2022 Brazilian general election, against the incumbent president Jair Bolsonaro.