TSE Supreme Court on Ficha Limpa: Daily

By Mary Carroll, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Minister Cármen Lúcia, president of the Superior Electoral Court (TSE), said on Friday at the Regional Electoral Court meeting in Rio Grande do Norte that the court “no longer tolerates Corruption. We have to enforce the law.” However, Lúcia admitted the Electoral Court will face challenges in applying the Ficha Limpa (Clean Records) law.

The law was passed to prevent politicians, who have been found guilty of corruption, from running for public office, and it will be enforceable in the election this year.

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