Invalid Forms Supporting Bolsonaro’s New Party Exceed Those Approved

Data from the TSE collected by Folha show that, as of Monday, March 2dn, 76.8 percent of supporters' forms have been found improper by the court.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the registration phase for the creation of the Alliance for Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro's new political party, at the TSE (Superior Electoral Court), the greatest obstacle has been the rejection of signatures, because supporters are already registered as affiliated to another party.

On Wednesday, March 4th, Brazil's Supreme Court (STF) declared constitutional the provision in the 2015 amendment to the Electoral Code that demands that signers of petitions to found a new party must be registered voters, who are not formally affiliated with any other party.

Data from the TSE collected by Folha newspaper . . .

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