And after trailing his rival by almost 17 percentage points and coming in a distant second in the October 7 first round, the former Sao Paulo mayor failed to narrow the gap enough to lure Mr. Bolsonaro into a true head-to-head debate, televised or otherwise.
"Democracy is at risk, individual freedom is at risk", Haddad, 55, had warned after casting his ballot at a school in Sao Paulo, thronged by supporters clutching red and white roses - who briefly scuffled with opponents banging pots and pans in protest.
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"As a black and LGBT woman, I'm frightened" by Bolsonaro, said Luiza Rodrigues Santana, a 23-year-old student in Brasilia. The economy suffered a two-year-long recession and is only beginning to emerge, with growth stagnant and unemployment high.
Many Brazilians are celebrating the news that far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro holds a big lead in vote-counting for Brazil's presidency with the majority of ballots tallied.
Scores of politicians and executives have been jailed in the Carwash corruption investigation, which uncovered a multi-billion-dollar scheme to trade public contracts and official favors for bribes and kickbacks.
Throughout the campaign, dozens of politically motivated acts of violence were registered by voters, journalist and politicians.
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Speaking to supporters from his home in Rio, Bolsonaro recounted how he was stabbed while campaigning last month and nearly died.
"He's made it clear that he doesn't want to sit and have dialogue with those that think different from him", said Pedro Igor Mantoun, 29, a corporate lawyer from Sao Paulo who voted for Haddad.
"I was on the other side, but now I'm for Bolsonaro", said Ozisas Dasiovs, who expressed frustration regarding the country's current state.
"In 16 years of the (Workers' Party), I have been robbed, but never threatened", Neto said on Twitter. "He felt a change in the flow of opinions, a need for a representative of conservatism - of certain values and concrete questions like security and anti-corruption".
Haddad, a university professor, has pledged to reduce Brazil's income equality through expansion of social welfare programs and income tax exemptions for the poor and has often met with Lula, who continues to play a leading role in the worker's party from prison.
Many observers predicted that a newcomer would emerge to harness that anti-establishment anger.
Bolstering his rebel image is his reputation for offensive statements and sometimes extreme views, including insulting women, black people and the LGBT community. Instead, support coalesced around Bolsonaro, who at the margins in Congress painted himself as just the strong man Brazil needed to dismantle a failing system.
Within moments of the polls closing, exit polls and projections confirmed Mr. Bolsonaro's triumph which, though expected in final days of the victory, is sure to rock Brazil's political class.
Voting stations throughout most of Brazil are closing as the country's presidential election nears an end.