Tag: Elections

Brazil Using Biometric Voting Machines After Getting Presidential Results in One Hour

Brazilian have been using electronic voting machines for 15 years. The process has been ...

As Brazil’s President Dilma Will Have to Prove She’s No Lula’s Puppet

Though less than a week has passed since the crucial Venezuelan National Assembly elections, ...

Fines & Rejections Are Not Preventing Brazilian Candidates to Forge Ahead

Brazil’s Federal Election Commission (Tribunal Superior Eleitoral –  TSE) reports that it has rejected ...

Brazil “Midgets” Don’t Have Same Rights, Electoral Court Rules

Brazil’s Federal Election Commission (Tribunal Superior Eleitoral – TSE) has ruled that a so-called ...

In Brazil Electoral Rules Are Strict, But Candidates Know How to Get Round Them

Yesterday, July 19,  was the deadline for the registration of financial committees for presidential ...

Brazil’s New Anti-Corruption Law Scares Politicians and Jurists

Brazil’s Clean Criminal Record (Ficha Limpa) aims to moralize Brazilian politics, establishing some ethical ...

A Little Lesson on the Make-Believe World of Brazilian Elections

The Brazilian ruling party, the PT (Workers Party) announced its candidates on April 24. ...

Brazil Wants to Improve Female Participation in Elections. Now It’s 142nd in the World

Brazil’s October general elections are expected to have the biggest participation of women in ...