President Jair Bolsonaro as soon as once more questioned the Brazilian electoral system on Monday, lower than three months earlier than the presidential election that each one polls predict he'll lose.
"We need to right the failings, we wish transparency, an actual democracy," stated the far-right chief, who has repeatedly sought to forged doubt over the nation's digital voting system.
He continued to blast the voting system in a speech that lasted practically an hour on the presidential palace in Brasilia, in entrance of a number of dozen ambassadors invited particularly to take heed to him focus on the subject.
Notable invitees included ambassadors from France and Spain, amongst others.
Voters in Brazil forged their ballots electronically at voting stations.
However Bolsonaro has lengthy argued for a paper printout to be made of every vote forged, suggesting the absence of a paper path makes dishonest simpler.
He has not supplied proof of fraud, and the Superior Electoral Court docket insists the system is truthful and clear.
"We're three months away from the election," Bolsonaro stated. "We can't maintain elections amid distrust."
His repeated questioning of the system has prompted the Supreme Court docket to open an investigation into Bolsonaro.
Bolsonaro is broadly projected to lose in October to leftist former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
Bolsonaro's feedback have led analysts to concern that he might refuse to simply accept defeat in a situation just like the January 2021 invasion of the US Capitol by supporters of Donald Trump, a hero of Bolsonaro's.
At a Senate listening to final week, protection minister Paulo Sergio Nogueira proposed holding a "parallel vote" with a particular poll field for paper ballots.
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