TSE denies request to cancel Daciolo election and make new voting with paper ballot

TSE Minister pointed out that the electronic voting system is provided by law passed by Congress.
20/10/2018 14h37 - Updated 20/10/2018 14h37
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Minister Tarcisio Vieira, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) , He denied the request made by the applicant presidenteCabo Daciolo (Patriot) to annul the first round of the election and make a new emcédula voting paper. according Daciolo, the electoral legislation authorizes as exceptionally. In its assessment, the exceptional situation in this case is the lack of security of the electronic voting system. Tarcisio, however, He said that the applicant's claims against the polls are generic, without pointing evidence.

The minister also pointed out that the electronic voting system is provided by law passed by Congress. Like this, If you want to change Daciolo, You must do so through the Legislature, and not by the Judiciary.

Daciolo finished the first round in sixth place and stayed out of the second round, that is played between Jair Bolsonaro (PAGE) and Fernando Haddad (PT). According to him, there is “countless malfunction of complaints and / or tampering of the system”. But ministers of the TSE and the Supreme Court (STF) It has consistently defending the security of electronic voting machines.

In 4 of September, before the first round, he had gone to the TSE requesting that the election be by paper ballot, but the request was also not met. In June this year, by eight votes to two, o STF, which is the highest court in the country, overthrew the passage of a law requiring the printed vote. He was suspended portions of the electoral minirreforma, approved by Congress in 2015, which determined the engine installation in all electronic voting machines. For the majority of the Court, printing leaves room for the breach of confidentiality and freedom of popular vote.

Source: newspaper Extra

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