Maia, who took the position with six other deputies, won the election on Friday, Feb. 1st, with 334 of the 512 votes
Federal deputy Rodrigo Maia was reelect on Friday, Feb. 1st, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies for the next two years. It is the third time in a row that he takes office. Maia won the election with 334 of the 512 votes.
The victory of Maia can be considered a victory of Bolsonaro government. This victory was already expected, as the deputy gathered the highest number of subtitles in support of the candidacy – 15 acronyms, including the PSL, party of President Jair Bolsonaro.
Also were candidates to the position: Fábio Ramalho, who had 66 votes, Marcelo Freixo, 50 votes, João Henrique Caldas, 30 votes, Marcel Van Hattem, 23 votes, Ricardo Barros, 4 votes, General Peternelli, 2 votes. Three votes were blank.