Marcelo de Carvalho Miranda


January 26, 2022

Marcelo de Carvalho Miranda GOMM (Goiânia, October 10, 1961) is a Brazilian agriculturalist and politician affiliated with the Brazilian Democratic Movement (1980). In 2018, he had his term as governor of the state of Tocantins revoked, a position he held for the third time. He is married to federal deputy Dulce Miranda (MDB), with whom he has two children. in 2009. On November 28, 2016, he was the target of coercive conduct in a Federal Police (PF) operation, called Reis do Gado. The PF says that it already has evidence that the suspects moved more than R$200 million and that part of the money was regularized through concealment among the assets of governor Marcelo Miranda's relatives. The governor and his father had their assets blocked by the courts.


Born in Goiânia, Marcelo de Carvalho Miranda is an agriculturalist. Son of Marly de Carvalho and José Edmar Brito Miranda, he is married to federal deputy Dulce Miranda (PMDB) with whom he has two children: Marcella and Guilherme. His connection with politics began in the state of Goiás, advising his father, then state deputy Brito Miranda, representative of the region of the former north of Goiás, today Tocantins, in the Legislative Assembly of that state.

Political career

He was elected state deputy for the first time in 1990, being re-elected in 1994 and 1998. For two consecutive times he presided over the Legislative Assembly of Tocantins. In that period, he was part of the National Union of State Legislatures (Unale), when he articulated the creation of the Amazonian Parliament, of which he was president from 2001 to 2002. of valid votes and took office from 2003 to 2006. His work was recognized by the people of Tocantins, who re-elected him for his second term at the head of the State. In 2014, Marcelo Miranda returned to the position of Chief Executive of Tocantins in an election in which he obtained 51.3% of the valid votes, ahead of Sandoval Cardoso (SD). As governor, in 2004 Marcelo Miranda was admitted by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to the rank of Special Grand Officer of the Order of Military Merit. practiced in 2006, in a unanimous decision of the Superior Electoral Court (TSE). On March 22, 2018, the TSE removed the governor and deputy governor Cláudia Lelis. On April 6, 2018, an injunction imposed by Minister Gilmar Mendes determined the return of the governor and vice-governor Cláudia Lelis. However, on April 17, 2018, the TSE denied the defense appeal and maintained the impeachment of the ticket elected in 2014. With that, he became the first, and until today, only politician to be impeached twice in the position of governor of state.

Arrest during PF operation

On 09/26/2019, former governor Marcelo Miranda was arrested during the operation called "12th Work", in Brasília/DF, as well as his father, José Edmar Brito Miranda, and his brother, José Edmar Brito Miranda. Júnior, for being suspected of being part of a criminal organization that would have caused damages of R$ 300 million to the public coffers. presented" the judge Ronaldo Eurípedes, from the Tocantins Court of Justice, with a "Hilux" model truck, at the time when he was still governor and Eurípedes presided over the Court of Justice. The vehicle would be for TJ to sign contracts with the company Construarte Construção Eireli, which investigators believe to be an "orange" by Marcelo Miranda. Judge Ronaldo Eurípedes is also

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