SAO PAULO (AP) - Governing party candidate Dilma Rousseff has been elected Brazil's president.
The country's Supreme Electoral Court says returns from Sunday's election have made Rousseff the successor to her political mentor - the hugely popular President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
Rousseff is a 62-year-old career civil servant who has never
before held an elected office.
She will become Brazil's first female president when she takes
off Jan. 1.
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