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In what city did Cacareco famously receive about 100,000 votes in the city council elections of 1958, more than.........

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In what city did Cacareco famously receive about 100,000 votes in the city council elections of 1958, more than any other candidate, but did not take office?

posted Sep 10 by Kuldeep Apte

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São Paulo, Brazil
Cacareco (1954-1962) was a female black rhinoceros exhibited in Brazilian zoos. The election had a very low turnout; effectively the vote for Cacareco was a protest vote against what was seen as rampant corruption. Electoral officials did not accept Cacareco as a candidate.

answer Sep 13 by Tapesh Kulkarni
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