Opinion poll shows support for Cristina Fernandez sliding significantly
The image of Argentine president Cristina Fernandez and the approval of her government have fallen significantly in June compared to last October when she was re-elected for a second four year mandate.
According to the latest opinion poll survey released over the weekend, disapproval of the government’s performance climbed from 29% to 50.4%, while the positive image dropped from 63% to 39%, according to Management&Fit.
Basically 42.1% said that the performance of the Cristina Fernandez government was acceptable while 50.4% disapproved and 7.5% preferred not to answer.
The positive image of CFK which last October when her re-election soared to 63% with an overall effective vote support of 54% in June is now down to 39%, while her negative image went up from 18.2% to 34.2%.
According to some of the conclusions in the reports, the current economic situation of Argentina, and prospects, has much to influence in the results.
Likewise when the interviewed were asked about economic forecasts for the coming months, 58.8% anticipated a worsening of conditions, while 24.5% anticipated no changes and 14.7% were expecting an improvement.
Similarly 59.8% said they disagreed with the US dollar clamp which restricts the purchase of greenbacks by Argentines, while 13.6% said they agreed with the measures.
The poll involved interviewing 1.626 people, over 18 in the city of Buenos Aires and surroundings plus areas to the north and south of Argentina.