RIO DE JANEIRO. – With more than two months before the October 2 elections, new data from the Folha de S. Paulo newspaper released this Thursday points to a scenario of stability in the presidential race compared to the previous election. does. former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (PT) maintains the lead in the first round with 47% voting intentions. He is followed by President Jair Bolsonaro (PL) with 29%.
In the last poll released in June, Lula appeared with 47% and Bolsonaro 28% with voting intent.
The margin of error of the poll is plus or minus two points. New poll indicates Lula could win presidential election in first round, if the choice was made in the present scenario. The poll indicated that, counting the valid votes, Lula would win with 53% of the votes to Bolsonaro with 32% of the votes.
Ciro Gomes (PDT) in third place has 8% of the vote. He is followed by Simone Tebbet, who has 2%; Andre Janones (Avante), Vera Lucia (PSTU) and Pablo Merkel (Professional) each added 1%. Another 6% of those polled declared a blank or zero vote and 3% did not know who to vote for or what not to answer.
Also according to Datafolha, in a possible second round, Lula would beat Bolsonaro by 55% to 35%. The previous survey showed a score of 57% to 34%. In a duel between Lula and Ciro Gomes, the PT leader would win by 52% to 33%. Had he faced Bolsonaro, Ciro would have won 51% to 38%.
After running in 1989, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006 and 2018, PT announced Lula last week as deputy to run in her seventh presidential election along with former Sao Paulo governor Geraldo Alcamin. Lula won in 2002 and 2006 and was disqualified in 2018. He pleaded guilty to two counts for Operation Lava Jato, a sentence that was annulled and which allowed him to participate in the 2022 elections.
Bolsonaro was declared the candidate of the Liberal Party on Sunday, with the formula by his former defense minister and former chief of staff Walter Braga Neto, a retired army general.