Today at 12:00 p.m. (2) Brasília time, voting in the first round of the 2022 elections had already ended in 59 countries, the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) announced. Voters abroad only elect the office of President of the Republic.
This year polling stations were set up in 181 foreign cities. According to the electoral judiciary, more than 697,000 voters will be able to vote abroad, an increase of 39.21% compared to the previous general election in 2018.
The organization of elections abroad, such as sending ballot boxes and opening polling stations, is the responsibility of the state electoral court of the federal district (TREDF). The agency said it has already started receiving the first ballots from other countries. However, the publication of the official results should not begin until 5 p.m.
However, the rule does not apply to voters at polling stations abroad, where polling stations are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. local time. Check below the countries with the most advanced time zone where the presidential election has already ended:
Hong Kong (Province of China)
United Arab Emirates
Russia (Russian Federation)
Article updated at 1:14 p.m.