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November 10, 1992
If the front-runner wins a runoff municipal election Sunday, this famous Brazilian city will be run for the first time by a black mayor. Congresswoman Benedita da Silva, 50, won the first round Oct. 3 with 33% of the vote and is favored to defeat economist Cesar Maia in the runoff. Da Silva is a member of the leftist Workers' Party and lives in one of Rio's hillside shantytowns. Her house has been improved over the years into an ample and comfortable dwelling.
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November 10, 1992
If the front-runner wins a runoff municipal election Sunday, this famous Brazilian city will be run for the first time by a black mayor. Congresswoman Benedita da Silva, 50, won the first round Oct. 3 with 33% of the vote and is favored to defeat economist Cesar Maia in the runoff. Da Silva is a member of the leftist Workers' Party and lives in one of Rio's hillside shantytowns. Her house has been improved over the years into an ample and comfortable dwelling.
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