The candidate for vice mayor on the MDB ticket for the City of Boa Vista, Edileusa Barbosa Gomes Lóz (MDB), died this Sunday, at the age of 57, victim of covid-19. Edileusa had been admitted to the ICU of Hospital Geral de Roraima since Wednesday.
The candidate for mayor for the MDB, Arthur Henrique, lamented the death of his running mate. “We had beautiful dreams to fulfill and I will miss you very much, but she will always be kept in my heart,” he said in a message posted on Instagram.
The mayor of Boa Vista, Teresa Surita (MDB), paid tribute to the former secretary of her administration. “Our dear Edileusa did not win the fight against the covid. She was my mainstay every day, my loyal, determined friend, full of faith and owner of a huge heart, ”she said in a message on Facebook.
The candidate’s coalition said on social media that it will suspend campaign activities for 24 hours.
Arthur Henrique is deputy mayor of Boa Vista and leads the voting intentions numerically, according to an Ibope survey conducted between 14 and 16 October. According to the survey, ordered by the Amazon Network, the MDB candidate has 28%, followed by federal deputy Ottaci (Solidarity), with 23%. The survey has a margin of error of 4 percentage points, more or less, and a confidence level of 95%, and is registered with the Electoral Court under the protocol RR-02623/2020.