Brazil’s Electoral Reform: The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same


In the stream of sensationalist stories coming out of Brazil, electoral reform seems among the least newsworthy. The updated rules of the political game, however, reveal exactly how the deck gets stacked against democracy—and how incumbent elites tinker with institutions to consolidate power over the long term.

Liz McKenna
Publication date: 
December 13, 2017
Publication type: 
Blog Entry