16/08/2016 08h26 - Updated 16/08/2016 14h14

Electioneering begins today on the streets and on the Internet

The advertisement was authorized after the TSE receive partial number 485.268 thousand orders records nominations.
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The canvass the streets and on the Internet is allowed from today (16), according to the rules established by the Electoral Court. Candidates for mayor and councilor positions in the October elections can participate in motorcades, distributing pamphlets and using sound cars from 8h to 22h. Also allowed rallies from 8h to 24h. The campaign runs until October 1, one day before the first round.

The advertisement was authorized after the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) receive yesterday (15) or part number 485.268 thousand orders records nominations. The final number should be released today.

From now on, It will be up to election judges judge registration applications, which may be refused if the candidates do not meet the legal requirements, among them to be eligible for the Clean Record Law. The rule prevents people convicted of collegiate bodies compete elections for a period of eight years.

these elections, Electoral Justice throughout the country will use new rules to monitor the resources used in the campaigns of candidates. According to the electoral reform passed by Congress last year, parties and coalitions shall be accountable to the electoral regional courts (Three) to each 72 hours. The data can be found at the TSE website.

The new standard, candidates are also prohibited from receiving donations from companies and may be financed by individuals and resources of the Party Fund. Donations from supporters of candidates can only be made by means of receipt and declared in the Income Tax. The so-called "virtual kitties" were vetoed by the TSE.

Source: Agency Brazil

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