The Superior Electoral Court (TSE) and the Electoral Judiciary School (EJE) will launch next Monday (23rd), in Sao Paulo, the program “Justiça Eleitoral Itinerante” (Itinerant Electoral Justice), which has the objective of taking citizenship to the population and amplifying the dialogue and education of the agents that are directly involved with the electoral process.
The program will be launched by the president of TSE, justice Luiz Fux, and by the director of EJE, justice Tarcisio Vieira de Carvalho Neto, at 9 a.m., in the head office II of the Regional Electoral Court of Sao Paulo (TRE-SP), located in Street Dr. Falcão Filho, 121, Vale do Anhangabaú.
The Itinerant Electoral Justice is part of an agreement established by the president of TSE in his installation speech. The program, which will have the support of the Regional Courts and Electoral Judiciary Schools, will cover cities in the five regions of the country during the pre-electoral period of 2018.
The initiative will be divided into two fields. The first will be focused on the voters. Through it, representatives of the Electoral Justice will provide itinerant services to the population, such as biometric register, beyond information on the electronic voting machine, voting and other themes that will be defined as of the main necessities pointed out by the TREs in each one of the places that will receive the representatives of the project.
The second field, in turn, will be focused on the orientation of public agents and other professionals that will participate directly with the electoral process: servers, poll workers, judges and electoral corregidors, amongst others. They will receive information and will be able to take their doubts on relevant issues that refer to the election dispute.
In this first edition, the program Itinerant Electoral Justice will support the “Projeto de Identificação Biométrica da Justiça Eleitoral” (Project Biometric Identification of the Electoral Justice), which has the objective of register all the voters by means of fingerprints until 2022. For that, the TRE-SP prepared a “Central da Biometria” (Biometric Center) in the ground floor of the building. The venue will have 29 kits in order to collect the fingerprints of citizens that have not yet done their biometric register. The expectation is to accomplish more than a thousand attendances only on April 23, when the place will function from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The process of the biometric register is fast, lasting 10 minutes at maximum. However, the slots for attendance on the 23rd are limited. The citizen who wishes to participate in one of them must hurry and schedule on the website of TRE Paulista.
After the opening, the president of TSE and other authorities will go to the Escola Paulista de Magistratura (EPM - Sao Paulo School of Judges), in Street Consolação, 1483. In the place, they will do a lecture for 200 guests on the challenges and perspective in relation to the 2018 General Elections. There will have many panels, which will address many themes such as fake news, partisan democracy and financing of the campaign. The event will be restricted to guests.
At the occasion, six stations of the pilot project “Documento Nacional de Identificiação” (DNI - National Identification Document) will be installed. The participants of the event from EPM will be able to download the free application in their smartphones or tablets, register themselves and valid their digital documents directly in the stations with the representatives of the Electoral Justice. The expectation is that the DNI is available to all citizens, in general, from July of this year.
Biometric Register of Voters
Time: 9 a.m to 7 p.m
Place: TRE-SP, Sede II, Rua Dr. Falcão Filho, 121, Vale do Anhangabaú.
Obs: whoever wishes to guarantee their registration must do it by means of scheduling on the website of TRE Paulista.