Government Assesses Increasing Electoral Fund From R$1.8 Billion to R$3.7 Billion

This is the amount requested by party leaders, who are working to increase the amount of funds earmarked for next year's budget. To enable the increase, the Ministry of Economy will have to announce a cut in other expenses.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The government is considering raising the electoral fund for next year. The money, earmarked for campaigns of candidates for mayor and councilor in the 2020 municipal elections, could increase from R$1.87 billion (US$468 million) to R$3.7 billion. This is the amount requested by party leaders, who are working to increase the amount of funds earmarked in Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?