What to Expect From Brazil’s Top Electoral Court Ruling

Brazil’s top electoral court this week has resumed ruling on allegations the winners of the 2014 election benefited from illegal campaign financing, a decision that could potentially force President Michel Temer out of office. The case began when the losing party filed a lawsuit against then President Dilma Rousseff and Vice President Temer with the top electoral authority, the TSE. The court resumed its deliberations on Tuesday and could rule as early as June 9. There are seven judges on the TSE, and a ruling requires the support of a majority.

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