De Moraes only cited the occurrence of common problems on polling day, such as long lines in some areas.
“That too, within normality. Obviously, all voters who arrive to vote by 5:00 p.m. local time. Passwords will be distributed (…) so that elections can be conducted normally,” he clarified.
They also specified that “TSE will, beginning at 5:00 pm (local time), disclose all ballot box bulletins on the social network, so that all individuals and all auditing entities will ultimately have the full opportunity to add and provide elections.” Have access
The court indicated in a final bulletin that 15 cases of vote buying (alternative corruption), 75 incidents in the voting circuit, nine violations of secret ballot and seven cases of illegal transportation of voters were detected.
In the early hours, the main candidates in the trial exercised their authority: former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, candidate of the Workers’ Party, and President Jair Bolsonaro, who wishes to be re-elected by the Liberal Party.
Lula voted at Joo Firmino State School in the ABC Paulista industrial area, in the Asuncion neighborhood, and called for peace for Brazil.
After going to the ballot box, the former activist leader kissed the ballot receipt and told the press that he wanted to take care of the residents. “We don’t want any more discord, we want a country that lives in peace,” he assured.
He said that “this is the most important election. I am very happy,” he insisted.
The PT leader is running for president for the sixth time and is the first candidate from a party federation (Brazil of Hope).
Bolsonaro voted at a polling station in Villa Militar in Rio de Janeiro, where he told reporters that “we are calm in the first round (…), the elections have been decided today.”
Asked if he would recognize the consequences if he failed, he dodged the challenge and replied that he would win by more than 60 percent of the vote.
More than 156 million Brazilians are eligible to vote, in a polarized contest between Lula and Bolsonaro, the favorite candidate in all opinion polls to win this Sunday, who will elect their next president this Sunday.
They will be elected president and vice president at trial; Governors and lieutenant governors of states and federal districts; Senators, federal representatives and state legislators.