Lula maintains advantage over Bolsonaro for elections in Brazil | News

A new survey released by the Datafolha Institute confirmed on Thursday that the former Brazilian head of state, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, maintains the advantage over the current president, Jair Bolsonaro, ahead of the October presidential elections.


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According to the survey of 2,556 voters in 181 cities, Lula leads the population’s vote intention with 43 percent, while Bolsonaro has 26 percent.

In third place are the former judge and former Minister of Justice and Public Security, Sergio Moro, with 8 percent, followed by the former Governor of Ceará and former Minister, Ciro Gomes.

Faced with a possible second electoral round for the Presidency of Brazil, Lula would take advantage of Bolsonaro with a difference of 21 points.

In addition, the institute noted that the intention to vote in favor of Lula exceeds 50 percent in the young population and in the northeast of the country. In the case of Bolsonaro, he has greater support in the business sector with 50 percent.

The Datafolha Institute carried out the consultation between March 22 and 23, and indicated that the margin of error is plus or minus two percentage points.