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Brazil election campaign fund not big enough, judge says

October 7, 2017 2:41 AM
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SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A political campaign fund set up in Brazil with public money to help fight corruption is not big enough for the country’s 2018 general election, the head of the country’s top electoral court said on Friday.

Brazil’s scandal-plagued political class voted on Wednesday to establish the 1.7 billion reais ($542 million) fund to finance election campaigns after corporate donations were banned in the wake of the country’s biggest ever corruption scandal.

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