Brazilian investment company XP conducted an opinion poll on the October presidential election during the week of June 13-20. The survey was released to an audience of subscribers to the XP bulletin. The information presents various graphs and statistics.
According this Poll the week shows little or no change in first-round scenarios. In second-round scenarios, Bolsonaro continues to recede and fell between 1 p.p. and 2 p.p. (within the margin of error) in all four scenarios in which he is considered. He still looses to Lula (33% to 41%) and remains technically tied to Geraldo Alckmin (32% to 31%), Marina Silva (32% to 36%) and Ciro Gomes (33% to 32%).
The majority of the voters doesnt care about the elections yet. On the one hand, as the World Cup kicks in the number of voters uninterested in the election (not interested + bit interested) grew from 51% in the previous week to 56% now. On the other hand, even with the start of the most popular sport event in the world, it wasn’t able to curb the rejection rate of the current administration that marked a new high at 85%.
For the first time, the electorate was asked about their opinion on controversial themes. Bolsonaro’s voters were those most in favor of the right to keep and bear arms, to reduce the legal age from 18 years to 16 years old, death penalty, military intervention and privatizations. Geraldo Alckmin’s voters, however were those most in favor of a pension reform.
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