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Ecuador’s Correa and El Salvador’ Funes, leaders with the highest approval-rate

Monday, September 24th 2012 - 23:41 UTC
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Ecuador’s Rafael Correa and El Salvador Mauricio Funes have the highest approval ratings with 80% and 72% among presidents of the Americas, according to a report from Consulta Mitofsky. At the other extreme stand Sebastian Piñera from Chile, Laura Chinchilla from Costa Rica and Paraguayan Federico Franco with the lowest support. Read full article

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  • Troy Tempest

    “The presidents with a “low” assessment are Cristina Fernandez from Argentina, 43%; ”

    Only 43% for CFK, even after she BUYS votes!!

    Trolls will be looking for new jobs or 'hand'jobs for Maxi-Mo

    Sep 25th, 2012 - 02:23 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GastonBaires

    It is late Troy, relax mate.
    You'll sleep twisted like a piton tonight.

    Sep 25th, 2012 - 03:04 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    I think its bad methodology to classify over 40% as low, but I also expect Cristina's popularity to rally again as the country gets through its difficulties as it did in 2008. Interesting to see the golpista regimes in Paraguay and Honduras at the very bottom...

    Sep 25th, 2012 - 03:38 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    The whole methodology is suspect. As a statistician I cannot make any conclusions other than the obvious:
    1) Sorry BK, below 50% is below average;
    2) Those leaders in power the longest will tend to have a lower score, people get tired of them. I thought Mexicos' Calderon at 46% had done exceptionally well. Anyone on here want to run Mexico?
    3) Pepe's score is probably a bit high given the recent result;
    4) And proof the exercise was one of futility. Correa at 80%, EXACTLY the same as five years ago. Rats are smelling good?

    Good for a laugh, because what really matters is the vote of the public, providing they are not bought (AG, Venezuela), physically coerced (AG, Venezuela, Ecuador, et al).

    Sep 25th, 2012 - 03:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Simon68

    “Mitofsky methodology is based on the collection of opinion polls published in the electronic media of the different countries.”

    In other words take all the local opinion polls and average them out, not taking into account the ideology behind the polls used.

    This is probably the most ridiculous travesty of statistics since INDEC 2007!!!!

    Sep 25th, 2012 - 04:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • TipsyThink

    5

    Wé listeñ you.

    tell us thats “” Sapag Dynasty “”/Néquen whatéver you know.
    not compiléd from interñet.

    Sep 25th, 2012 - 08:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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