It is this Tuesday, the 22nd, that the third round of elections in Brazil begins. While Jair Bolsonarothrough Valdemar da Costa Netodisputes the victory of Lula🇧🇷 Alexandre de Moraes and Rodrigo Pachecodemocrats that they are, reiterate their commitment to the constitution.
Today’s facts are what the column had already shown would happen. The President of the Republic and the President of the PL filed in the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) a representation alleging errors in the counting of votes in the second round.
According to the scammers, a private company pointed out alleged nonconformities in older models of electronic voting machines, which would represent 59% of the equipment used in the voting system.
According to the Democrats, Bolsonaro’s defeat by Lula is “unquestionable” – Pacheco’s statement – and has no logic – Moraes’ instant response.
You don’t need a crystal ball to know that the president of the TSE will deny the request and that the majority of the court will endorse Moraes’ refusal in favor of democracy.
But the damage is already done. In Bolsonarism, doubt is all they need. And the anti-democratic seed was sown 23 days after the end of the second round.
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