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Electoral Turnout and Invalid Votes: Brazil in Comparative Perspective

  • K3.11, Strand Campus Strand London, England United Kingdom (map)

The Brazil Institute invites you to a lecture by Jairo Nicolau.



Professor Jairo Nicolau is a political scientist and a professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). His research focus on elections, political parties and Brazilian politics. He published several papers and books, among them 'Impact of Electronic Voting Machines on Blank Votes and Null Votes in Brazilian Elections in 1998' (Brazilian Political Science Review, 2015), 'Eleições no Brasil: do Império aos dias atuais [Elections in Brazil: from the Empire to the current days' (Zahar, 2012), 'Sistemas Eleitorais [Electoral Systems]' (FGV Editora, 2012) and 'Representantes de quem? Os (des)caminhos do seu voto da urna à Câmara dos Deputados [Representing Who? (mis)route of your vote from the ballots to the Lower Chamber]' (Zahar, 2017)

This talk, part of the King's Brazil Institute Research Seminar Series, will be followed by a Q&A and wine.