The Electoral Court will today formalize the victory in the elections of President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the candidate nominated by the Brazilian majority in the second round of suffrage on October 30.
The founder of the Workers’ Party (PT) will graduate (certified victory in the referendum) to the Superior Electoral Tribunal (TSE) in a crowded event with Vice-President Geraldo Alcmin.
The UOL portal indicated that 280 guests confirmed their attendance at the event, including former presidents Dilma Rousseff and José Cerne.
Ministers from the TSE and the Federal Supreme Court, parliamentarians, governors and future members of Lula’s executive are also expected to attend the ceremony, which will last a little over an hour.
According to court rules, the elected head of state will speak first, followed by TSE’s assistant, Minister Alexandre de Moraes.
During the formalities, which mark the end of the elective process, Lula and Alcmin will be presented with respective diplomas signed by de Moraes.
Such a document enables the two to assume office as President and Vice President before the National Congress.
The President’s Sash Awards ceremony is scheduled for January 1.
The current government did not confirm the participation of defeated far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro in the inauguration of the new president, scheduled for 2:00 pm local time on the first day of 2023.
As for the decorations, the Esplanade of Ministries will have the same security plan that was adopted on the 7 September holiday and the second round of elections.
In the first round of the referendum on 2 October, the former PT candidate for power won with 48.43 percent of the valid votes, while Bolsonaro, who was seeking re-election for the Liberal Party, had 43.20 percent. Were.
Since no politician achieved an absolute majority in that trial, i.e. more than half of the valid people (excluding the vacant and nullified ones), as established by law to be elected, they contested the second round.
In a very close fashion, the ex-Turner won again in the second round with 50.90 percent, compared to 49.10 for the ex-soldier.