Senate to Vote on Bill Reducing Transparency in Election Campaigns, Says G1

Changes in electoral rules must be approved at least one year before the forthcoming election. Last week, senators tried unsuccessfully to put the proposal to a vote as a matter of urgency in order to enable the new rules to apply to the 2020 municipal elections.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Senate is expected to vote this week on a bill, passed by the Lower House, which may reduce transparency and hinder the monitoring of any irregularities in election campaigns, according to experts and legislators heard by G1 and TV Globo . . .

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