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Tag: TSE

  • Wednesday, October 18th 2023 - 10:20 UTC

    TSE dismisses cases against Bolsonaro

    Tuesday's rulings did not alter Bolsonaro's 8-year disenfranchisement

    Brazil's Superior Electoral Court (TSE) Tuesday dismissed three election abuse cases against former President Jair Bolsonaro, Agencia Brasil reported. In June, the former head of state was disenfranchised for eight years.

  • Thursday, August 10th 2023 - 10:46 UTC

    Edilene Lobo becomes first black woman to join Brazil's TSE

    “She becomes a symbol of respect for black women,” TSE Chief Justice De Moraes said

    Lawyer Edilene Lobo became the first black woman to join Brazil's Superior Electoral Court (TSE) after she was sworn in as a substitute judge on Tuesday before Chief Justice Alexandre De Moraes, Agência Brasil reported.

  • Tuesday, August 8th 2023 - 10:28 UTC

    Bolsonaro appeals TSE disenfranchisement

    Bolsonaro was denied his right to a full defense, his lawyers argue

    Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's legal team Monday filed an appeal against the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) decision by 5 votes to 2 to disenfranchise him for eight years for abuse of power and fraudulent use of public resources, it was reported in Brasilia. With this disqualification, Bolsonaro is ineligible to run for any office until 2030.

  • Friday, June 30th 2023 - 10:24 UTC

    Bolsonaro now 3-1 down at TSE

    If any of the three remaining judges votes against him, Bolsonaro would be disenfranchised for eight years and would therefore not be eligible to run in 2026

    Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was one vote short of disenfranchisement when the Superior Electoral Court adjourned Thursday's session with a score of 3-1 with three magistrates still to vote when the trial for abuse of power resumes Friday, Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Friday, June 23rd 2023 - 10:53 UTC

    Prosecution wants Bolsonaro convicted for advocating against electronic voting system

    Gonçalves' report was read out Thursday

    Brazil's Deputy Electoral Prosecutor Paulo Gonet Thursday insisted on the need to convict former President Jair Bolsonaro of abuse of political power and misuse of the media for his remarks against the electronic voting system during a meeting in July last year as the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) began trying the case, Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Wednesday, May 17th 2023 - 10:40 UTC

    Brazilian court rules Congressman must leave his seat because he was not eligible

    Dallagnol may appeal the court's ruling but must vacate his seat in the meantime

    Brazil's Superior Electoral Court (TSE) Tuesday ruled that Congressman Deltan Dallagnol needs to leave his post effective immediately because he was not eligible. The decision came months after the lawmaker and former prosecutor took his oath of office and served on the Lower House, Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Friday, January 20th 2023 - 10:01 UTC

    Brazil: TSE agrees to yet another investigation targetting Bolsonaro

    Justice Gonçalves found that there was enough evidence to warrant the opening of the inquest

    Brazil's Superior Electoral Court (TSE) Justice Benedito Gonçalves acquiesced Thursday to a request from President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva's Workers' Party (PT) to open an investigation against former President Jair Bolsonaro for his abuse of power in the 2022 elections.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2022 - 09:55 UTC

    No discrepancies found in audit of Brazil's electronic ballot system

    According to the TCU, its work in auditing the ballot boxes aims to ensure the reliability of public information passed on to society. Photo: TSE

    Brazil's Court of Audit of the Union (TCU) found no discrepancies in the ballot papers of the electronic ballot boxes that were analyzed during an audit conducted after the presidential runoffs held last week, Agencia Brasil reported Tuesday.

  • Saturday, October 29th 2022 - 10:47 UTC

    TSE greenlights additional troop deployments ahead of Brazil's runoffs

    Federal troops can be deployed when local police forces are unable to keep a municipality secure

    Brazil's Superior Electoral Court (TSE) Friday authorized the deployment of federal troops to 165 more cities for next Sunday's presidential runoff pitting the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro against the former head of state Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva. The TSE had already authorized troops to be sent to another 80 cities.

  • Wednesday, October 19th 2022 - 10:07 UTC

    Free transportation can be arranged for Brazilian voters

    De Moraes said voters should be free to choose their candidates

    Brazilian voters may have access to free public transportation for the Oct. 30 presidential runoff pitting incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro against the former head of state Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva, Federal Supreme Court (STF) Justice Luís Roberto Barroso ruled Tuesday.

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