A month and a half before the first round of the elections, the Minister of the Federal Supreme Court (STF) Alexandre de Moraes assumed this week the role of president of the Superior Electoral Court (TSE). In his inaugural speech, the minister reaffirmed that the court will not admit fake news and hate speech in campaigns and defended the history of the electronic voting system in Brazil.
Moraes will have the challenge of presiding over the TSE in a period of elections marked by a scenario of strong polarization. Another mission is to relax relations between the Judiciary and the Executive after a series of questions about the electoral process presented by President Jair Bolsonaro (PL), who is a candidate for reelection (see all the candidates for the Presidency here).
In this episode of E Tem Mais, Carol Nogueira presents a balance of expectations about Moraes’ performance in command of the TSE. To describe the reactions to the minister’s inauguration in court and the role of Justice in guaranteeing free and fair elections, the political analyst of CNN Thais Arbex and lawyer Alberto Rollo, specialist in electoral law.
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Source: CNN Brasil