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Monica Herman CAGGIANO, Associate Professor of the Department of Public Law at the University of São Paulo, An Overview on Competition for Power in Brazil. Voting Citizens in the 21st Century. 2010 Elections
The debate on elections has become a relevant topic in the context of the Brazilian political scenario, in which democracy is strengthened by the elections held in 2010. This paper studies and analyzes the current Brazilian electoral system, in order to determine the vocation of Brazilian voting system for ensuring political representation that mirrors the expectations and perspectives of the Brazilian society of the 21st century, highlighting the development and improvement that have so often been demanded – and are still demanded.

Key-words: voting citizens, 2010 general election, elections, vote, political representation

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