Eduardo Braga

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Eduardo Braga
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Governor of Amazonas
In office
January 1, 2003 – March 31, 2010
Preceded by Amazonino Mendes
Succeeded by Omar Aziz
Personal details
Born December 6, 1960
Belem, Amazonas
Political party Brazilian Democratic Movement Party

Carlos Eduardo de Sousa Braga (born December 6, 1960 Belém) is a Brazilian politician, businessman, and current senator representing the state of Amazonas.[1] Better known as Eduardo Braga, he was a councilman in Manaus (1981–1985), state deputy (1987–1991), representative (1991–1993), vice-mayor (1993–1994) and mayor (1994–1997). He campaigned for the government of Amazonas in 1998 and for the city hall of Manaus in 2000 without success. He was elected governor of Amazonas in October 2002, in the first turn, with 52.4% of the votes, and assumed office on 1 January 2003. In 2006, Braga was re-elected, in the first turn. He renounced in 2010 to run for the Senate on the elections of that year.[2]

He is a member of the Brazilian Democratic Movement Party (PMDB).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eduardo Braga's page on Brazilian Senate site". 
  2. ^ "Over 500 top leaders to gather in Cancun, Mexico". Mexico: World Economic Forum. 9 April 2008. Retrieved 23 August 2010. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Amazonino Mendes
Governor of Amazonas
2003–2003
Succeeded by
Omar Aziz