Brazil’s Electoral Court wants to investigate Bolsonaro for “attacking” electoral system

In recent weeks, in light of the 2022 elections, Bolsonaro has increasingly expressed doubts about the proclaimed infallibility of electronic ballot boxes and asked for more security.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The bickering does not stop in Brazil. The latest squabble comes this time from Brazil's Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE), which on Monday, August 2, asked the Federal Supreme Court (STF) to investigate President Jair Bolsonaro for what it called a "smear campaign" against the current electronic voting system, whose infallibility the president dared to question.

There is great outrage among the judges. The full Electoral Tribunal voted unanimously to ask the STF to include Bolsonaro in a criminal case already underway involving disseminating so-called 'false news' and various attacks on democratic institutions through social . . .

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