How Brazil’s Electoral System Helped Democracy Defeat Disinformation

How Brazil’s Electoral System Helped Democracy Defeat Disinformation
Electoral Court employees seal electronic voting machines in preparation for the presidential election run-off, Brasilia, Brazil, Oct. 19, 2022 (AP photo by Eraldo Peres).

With the stakes set high in its recent presidential election and amid predictions of election-related violence, Brazil’s electoral system stood out remarkably for treating democracy with the urgency and care it deserves. What can other democracies around the world learn from how Brazil handled its information landscape and voting?

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