The poll indicated that Lula da Silva has 11 percentage points more than the sum of all his potential opponents.
In addition to the two main names, former governor and candidate in the last presidential election Ciro Gomes appears with 7% of voting intentions, technically tied to the current governor of São Paulo, João Doria, who has 5%.
Former Health Minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta appears with 3% of citations, while the number of citations for whites and falsehoods is 10%. Voters who don’t know or don’t respond total up to another 3%. The margin of error for this IPEC survey is 2 points.
The institute listened to 2,002 people in 141 municipalities between June 17 and 21.
Bolsonaro’s poor performance reflects criticism from the population of the behavior of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic problems facing the country, which lowered the governor’s assessment by more than 10%.
As investigations progressed and statements from the Parliament’s Coronavirus Inquiry Committee (CPI), which investigates the authorities’ possible actions and omissions in the pandemic in the Senate, Bolsonaro’s rejection rose 10 percentage points in four months, from 39% in February. to 49% in June, according to another survey by IPEC, released Thursday.
The approval of the Brazilian head of state fell from 28% to 24% in the same poll and comparison basis.
Lula da Silva, on the other hand, has seen his popularity return and cemented himself as a candidate after the Supreme Court (STF) decided to overturn two convictions against him in cases judged or ordered by former judge Sergio Moro, in Operation Lava. Gato.
The judge was considered a suspect in the Lula da Silva trial, and his operations and investigations against the former president returned to square one and were transferred to the Court of First Instance in Brasilia.
With the convictions overturned, Lula da Silva has regained his political rights and will be able to run for the 2022 presidential election.