2008 São Paulo mayoral election

The 2008 São Paulo municipal election took place in the city of São Paulo, with the first round taking place on 5 October and the second round taking place on 26 October 2008. Voters voted to elect the Mayor, the Vice Mayor, and 55 City Councillors for the administration of the city. The result was a 2nd round victory for incumbent Mayor Gilberto Kassab of the Democrats (DEM), who had previously assumed office after the resignation of José Serra, who went to run for governor in the 2006 São Paulo gubernatorial election.,[1] winning 3,790,558 votes and a share of 60,72% of the popular vote, defeating Marta Suplicy, of the Worker's Party (PT), who took 2,452,527 votes and a share of 39,28% of the popular vote.

2008 São Paulo municipal election
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← 2004 October 5, 2008 (2008-10-05) (First round)
October 26, 2008 (2008-10-26) (Second round)
2012 →
Turnout84.37% (First round)
82.46% (Second round)
Mayoral election
  Kassab.jpg Marta Suplicy cropped.jpg
Candidate Gilberto Kassab Marta Suplicy
Party DEM PT
Running mate Alda Marco Antônio Aldo Rebelo
Popular vote 3,790,558 2,452,527
Percentage 60.72% 39.28%

Mapa das zonas eleitorais de SP (2008).svg
     Gilberto Kassab      Marta Suplicy

Mayor before election

Gilberto Kassab
DEM

Elected Mayor

Gilberto Kassab
DEM

CandidatesEdit

Candidates in runoffEdit

# Party/coalition Mayoral candidate Political office(s) Vice-Mayoral candidate
13
"A New Attitude for São Paulo"
PT, PRB, PTN, PCdoB, PSB, PDT
 
Marta Suplicy (PT) Minister of Tourism 2007–08; Mayor of São Paulo 2001–05; Federal Deputy from São Paulo 1995–99 Aldo Rebelo (PCdoB)
25
"São Paulo in the Right Way"
DEM, PMDB, PR, PV, PSC, PRP
 
Gilberto Kassab (DEM) Mayor of São Paulo since 2006; Vice Mayor of São Paulo 2005–06; Federal Deputy from São Paulo 1999–2005; State Deputy of São Paulo 1995–99; City Councillor of São Paulo 1993–95 Alda Marco Antônio (PMDB)

Candidates failing to make runoffEdit

# Party/coalition Mayoral candidate Political office(s) Vice-Mayoral candidate
11
Progressive Party (PP)
 
Paulo Maluf (PP) Federal Deputy from São Paulo 2007–18, 1983–87; Mayor of São Paulo 1993–97, 1969–71; Governor of São Paulo 1979–82; President of the Federal Savings Bank 1967–69 Aline Corrêa (PP)
21
Brazilian Communist Party (PCB)
 
Edmilson Costa (PCB) Fernanda Mendes (PCB)
23
Popular Socialist Party (PPS)
 
Soninha Francine (PPS) City Councillor of São Paulo 2005–06 João Batista de Andrade (PPS)
27
Brazilian Labour Renewal Party (PRTB)
 
Levy Fidelix (PRTB) PRTB National President since 1994 Marcelo Ayres Duarte (PRTB)
29
Workers' Cause Party (PCO)
Anaí Caproni (PCO) Roberto Gerbi (PCO)
33
Party of National Mobilization (PMN)
Renato Reichmann (PMN) Lucas Albano (PMN)
36
"Penny Against the Million"
PTC, PTdoB
Ciro Moura (PTC) Antônio Rodrigues Júnior (PTdoB)
45
"São Paulo in the Best Direction"
PSDB, PTB, PSL, PSDC, PHS
 
Geraldo Alckmin (PSDB) Governor of São Paulo 2001–06; Vice Governor of São Paulo 1995–2001; Federal Deputy from São Paulo 1987–94; State Deputy of São Paulo 1983–87; Mayor of Pindamonhangaba 1977–82; City Councillor of Pindamonhangaba 1973–77 Campos Machado (PTB)
50
"Left-Wing Alternatives for São Paulo"
PSOL, PSTU
 
Ivan Valente (PSOL) Federal Deputy from São Paulo since 1995; State Deputy of São Paulo 1987–95 Carlos Giannazi (PSOL)

ResultsEdit

MayorEdit

Candidate Party Running mate Party First round Second round
Votes % Votes %
Gilberto Kassab DEM Alda Marco Antônio PMDB 2,140,423 33.61 3,790,559 60.72
Marta Suplicy PT Aldo Rebelo PCdoB 2,088,329 32.79 2,452,527 39.28
Geraldo Alckmin PSDB Campos Machado PTB 1,431,670 22.48
Paulo Maluf PP Aline Corrêa PP 376,734 5.91
Soninha Francine PPS João Bastista de Andrade PPS 266,978 4.19
Ivan Valente PSOL Carlos Giannazi PSOL 42,616 0.67
Renato Reichmann PMN Lucas Albano PMN 7,234 0.11
Levy Fidelix PRTB Marcelo Ayres Duarte PRTB 5,518 0.09
Edmilson Costa PCB Fernanda Mendes PCB 4,300 0.07
Ciro Moura PTC Antônio Rodrigues Júnior PTdoB 3,825 0.06
Anaí Caproni PCO Roberto Gerbi PCO 1,656 0.03
Invalid/blank votes 547,461 516,842
Total 6,943,744 84.37 6,759,927 82.46
Registered voters/turnout 8,225,282 100 8,225,282 100
Popular vote (first round)
Kassab
33.61%
Suplicy
32.79%
Alckmin
22.48%
Maluf
5.91%
Francine
4.19%
Others
1.03%
Popular vote (second round)
Kassab
60.72%
Suplicy
39.28%

City CouncillorsEdit

Candidate Party Voting[2]
Total Percentage
Gabriel Chalita PSDB 102,048 1.70%
Goulart PMDB 90,054 1.50%
Netinho de Paula PCdoB 84,406 1.41%
Milton Leite DEM 80,051 1.33%
Mara Gabrili PSDB 79,912 1.33%
Senival PT 66,139 1.10%
Arselino Tatto PT 59,292 0.99%
José Police Neto PSDB 54,726 0.91%
Aurélio Miguel PR 50,804 0.85%
Carlos Alberto Bezerra Jr. PSDB 50,536 0.84%
Antônio Donato PT 50,388 0.84%
Celso Jatene PTB 49,777 0.83%
Roberto Tripoli PV 45,570 0.76%
Antônio Carlos Rodrigues PR 43,601 0.73%
Adilson Amadeu PTB 41,686 0.69%
Marcelo Aguiar PSC 41,506 0.69%
Jooji Hato PMDB 40,847 0.68%
Marta Costa DEM 39,192 0.65%
Marco Aurélio Cunha DEM 38,421 0.64%
Francisco Chagas PT 37,878 0.63%
Domingos Dissei DEM 37,739 0.63%
Paulo Frange PTB 36,881 0.61%
Toninho Paiva PR 35,535 0.59%
Adolfo Quintas PSDB 34,209 0.57%
João Antônio PT 33,899 0.56%
Alfredinho PT 33,417 0.56%
Juscelino PSDB 32,484 0.54%
Gilson Barreto PSDB 32,079 0.53%
Floriano Pesaro PSDB 31,733 0.53%
Eliseu Gabriel PSB 31,602 0.53%
Souza Santos PSDB 31,352 0.52%
Cláudio Prado PDT 31,014 0.52%
Noemi Nonato PSB 30,734 0.51%
Juliana Cardoso PT 30,607 0.51%
Ítalo Cardoso PT 30,541 0.51%
José Américo PT 30,027 0.50%
Kamia DEM 29,915 0.50%
Wadih Mutran PP 29,039 0.48%
Missionary José Olimpio PP 28,921 0.48%
Jamil Murad PCdoB 28,145 0.47%
Zelão PT 28,085 0.47%
Ricardo Teixeira PSDB 27,248 0.45%
Chico Macena PT 26,513 0.44%
Agnaldo Timóteo PR 26,180 0.44%
José Luiz Penna PV 25,820 0.43%
Atílio Francisco PRB 25,684 0.43%
Carlos Apolinário DEM 25,609 0.43%
Sandra Tadeu DEM 25,173 0.42%
Dalton Silvano PSDB 24,084 0.40%
Gilberto Natalini DEM 23,872 0.40%
Marcos Cintra PR 22,881 0.38%
Abou Anni PV 22,615 0.38
Cláudio Fonseca PPS 21,038 0.35%
Milton Ferreira PPS 14,874 0.25%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Seabra, Catia (1 April 2006). "Serra deixa Prefeitura após 15 meses para disputar governo" (in Portuguese). Folha de S. Paulo. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Eleições 2008 - Apuração - São Paulo/SP - Vereadores" (in Portuguese). Folha de S. Paulo. 5 October 2008. Retrieved 18 February 2018.