|Senator for Espírito Santo|
February 1, 2019
20 June 1966|
Nova Venécia, Espírito Santo, Brazil
|Political party||REDE (2018-present)|
Fabiano Contarato (born 20 June 1966) is a Brazilian law professor, police chief, and politician affiliated to the Sustainability Network (REDE). He was the most voted candidate for the Brazilian Senate in the state of Espírito Santo during the 2018 Brazilian general election, with over one million votes; it was the first time he ran for an elected office. Contarato is the first openly LGBT person to be elected for the Brazilian Senate. His win unseated Magno Malta, a conservative evangelical pastor and ally of far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.
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- "Fabiano Contarato 181 (REDE) Senador - Espírito Santo - Eleições 2018". especiais.gazetadopovo.com.br.
- "ES elege Fabiano Contarato e Marcos Do Val para o Senado". globo.com.
- "Espírito Santo: Fabiano Contarato e Marcos do Val eleitos para o Senado". abril.com.br.
- Marcella Fernandes (7 October 2018). "Quem é Fabiano Contarato, o 1º senador homossexual que tirou o lugar de Magno Malta". HuffPost. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
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