TV presenter Luciano Huck, a possible candidate for the Presidency of the Republic, has significantly improved his image in opinion polls. The latest of these (Estadao-Ipsos) indicates an increase in approval, from 43 percent to 60 percent. The negative image fell from 40 percent to 32 percent over the same period.
In second place appeared the former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, with 43% of positive evaluation and 56% negative. Nearly tied with Lula is the former Supreme Court Judge Joaquim Barbosa (42% approval).
Marina Silva (Network) presented a swing from 36% to 35% in its positive evaluation in the last two months. Disapproval rose from 51 percent to 56 percent.
The mayor of São Paulo, João Doria (PSDB), again lost support in public opinion: his negative assessment rose from 56% to 63%. The approval rate for Governor Geraldo Alckmin (PSDB) ranged from 22% to 24%.
Ipsos research is not NA “intention to vote” one. What the researchers asm to the interviewees is this: “Now I’m going to read the names of some politicians and I’d like to know if you approve or disapprove of the way they have been working in the country.”