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Montevideo, April 21st 2018 - 19:08 UTC

Tag: Datafolha

  • Monday, April 16th 2018 - 09:05 UTC

    Brazilian electorate cautious, a week after the imprisonment of Lula da Silva

    Bolsonaro, a former army captain who was charged with racism for inciting hatred with racist statements has 17% of voter support, down from a peak of 21%

    Brazilian voters are abandoning jailed former President Lula da Silva as his chances of running in October fade, but they are not transferring their support en masse to other leftist candidates, a Datafolha poll showed on Sunday. Without Lula in the running, support for far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro has slipped and is now virtually tied with environmentalist Marina Silva in a presidential race thrown wide open, the survey said.

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