Brazil’s top Electoral Court decided on Monday it will investigate right President Jair Bolsonaro for his constant and baseless attacks on the country’s electronic voting system.
The country’s highest electoral body also decided to ask the Supreme Court to investigate the president for spreading missing formation during a social media and brazil’s democracy.
Bolsonaro ,The Electoral Court investigation will determine “abuse of economic and political power, improper use of the media, corruption, fraud, conduct banned for public agents and attacks against the electronic voting system and the legitimacy of the 2022 general elections.”
Live event on last Thursday, in which Bolsonaro spoke for more than 2 hours about his conviction that there had been fraud in the last 2 presidential elections, saying he should have won in the first round in 2018.
Bolsonaro has introduced Brazil in 1996 at electronic voting , and advocating instead for the use of “printable and auditable” paper ballots to be introduced for the 2022 presidential race.
People in Brazil cast their ballots electronically at voting stations.
He has not provided evidence of such fraud, and the Superior Electoral Court insists the system is transparent and has never been tainted by irregularities.
Thousands of Brazilians on Sunday took to the streets in cities, including Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia, to support Bolsonaro in protest against electronic voting.
The 66 year old leader under fire from several quarters did not take part in the demonstrations.He is facing an investigation into his handling of the coronavirus that has killed more than half-a-million Brazilians, and his popularity is at a record.
Bolsonaro has called the Superior Electoral Court’s president Luis Roberto Barroso an “imbecile” for suggesting introducing a paper ballot could open the process to manipulation.
Three weeks ago, Bolsonaro sparked controversy by casting doubt on whether the 2022 elections would be held. And he said ,”Either we hold proper elections in Brazil, or there will be no elections,”.
On Monday, In 1988 signed a document guaranteeing the transparency and security of the electronic voting system, Barroso and all former court presidents since the country’s constitution was ratified.