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Brazil: Superior Electoral Court renewal will give Lula power to ensure a hostile majority against Bolsonaro

By Renan Ramalho

The president of the Superior Electoral Court (TSE), Alexandre de Moraes, is expected to send this week to the Federal Supreme Court (STF) lists of lawyers nominated to assume two new vacancies in the Electoral Court.

The STF will confirm the nominations, which will then be sent to President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (PT), who can choose two names of his preference.

Those chosen will replace the current Justices, Carlos Horbach and Sérgio Banhos.

The composition of these lists is the object of dispute and apprehension in Brasília since the new Justices are . . .

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