Survey shows that Lula widens his lead in voting intentions | News
Former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, candidate for the presidency of Brazil for the Workers’ Party (PT), continues to lead the voting intention with a view to the elections on October 2 and increased his advantage by three percent over who It must be his greatest opponent, the current president Jair Bolsonaro.
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According to the survey carried out by the FSB Research Institute, the PT leader would reach 44 percent of the votes, while Bolsonaro would capitalize on 35 percent.
According to the study carried out last week, former president Lula increased his advantage by three percent, while the current president remained the same as the previous record.
Among the other candidates, Ciro Gomes leads, who achieved seven percent (two percent less than in the previous survey). She is followed by Senator Simone Tebet with 5 percent (she posted a 2 percent drop from the previous poll).
Further away is Senator Soraya Thronicke, who achieved one percent of the voting intention, the same amount as the previous poll. Blank and invalid votes add up to four percent.
In the scenario of a supposed second round between Lula and Bolsonaro, the PT leader would triumph with 52 percent, over the 39 percent that the far-right president would obtain.
This study also revealed that 45 percent of voters reject Lula, while 55 percent reject Bolsonaro.
To carry out the poll, the pollster had to interview 2,000 people by telephone between September 16 and 18. The margin of error for it is two percent, while it has a confidence interval of 95 percent.