Electoral Court Suspends Crivella Advertising Having Excessive Bolsonaro Involvement

Mayor Marcelo Crivella's campaign advertising is one minute long, with President Jair Bolsonaro speaking for about 40 seconds, which exceeds the 25 percent limit for a supporter's participation in the electoral program, as provided in the election law.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The 4th district electoral court in Rio de Janeiro decided to suspend campaign advertising of Mayor and candidate for re-election Marcelo Crivella. The decision came on Tuesday, November 10th.

In the decision, the court found that the President is shown for most of the time in Rio Mayor Marcelo Crivella's campaign advertising, which is forbidden under electoral legislation. Mayor Crivella said that as soon as he is notified he will appeal the decision.

According to the decision, the campaign piece is irregular due to the participation of President Jair Bolsonaro in a higher proportion . . .

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