Senate approves Alexandre indication Moraes to STF

The result was 55 votes in favor and 13 Against.
22/02/2017 11h17 - Updated 22/02/2017 16h24
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The full Senate approved, 55 votes in favor and 13 Against, the indication of the lawyer Alexandre de Moraes for the post of minister of the Supreme Court (STF). Voting began at 11am (Brasilia time). Before the vote, Moraes was subjected, on Tuesday (21), a Sabbath in the Commission of Constitution and Justice (CCJ) from home. in commission, the Moraes indication was approved with 19 the votes and 7 contrary.

Moraes will fill the vacancy left by Teori Zavascki, killed in a plane crash in Paraty (RJ), in January, and will be the 27th Minister of the Supreme Court in the democratic period.

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