Brazilian business and intellectuals launch manifesto expressing confidence in electronic voting

The manifesto's publication comes amid suspicions raised by President Jair Bolsonaro about the electronic voting system.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a manifesto published this Thursday, August 5, hundreds of business people, economists, academics, doctors, diplomats, and civil society representatives expressed their confidence in the Electoral Courts and the electronic voting system. They affirmed that Brazil will have elections next year and that the results will be respected.

The document is signed by businessmen such as Roberto Setubal and Pedro Moreira Salles, co-chairmen of the board of directors of Itaú Unibanco, Luiza Trajano and Frederico Trajano, controlling shareholders of Magazine Luiza, economists such as former Finance Minister Pedro Malan and former Central Bank President Arminio . . .

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