Lula remains the favorite in Brazil with a 13- point lead on Bolsonaro
According to the new poll by the Instituto Demoscópico Ipec, the former Brazilian president holds 44% of the vote, while the ultra-right-winger has 31%.
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In a recent pre-election poll in Brazil, frontrunner Lula da Silva expanded his lead over Jair Bolsonaro by another two points. Behind Bolsonaro appears the Labor Party's Ciro Gómes, who was the third most supported candidate in 2018, with 8% of support, and is followed by Simone Tebet, senator of the Basel Democratic Movement (MDB), with 4%.
Da Silva received 52% of support, which is two points above the previous poll, while Bolsonaro ranges between 36% and 35% support.
For the survey conducted and registered by the Superior Electoral Court (TSE), 2,512 people were interviewed between Sept. 2 and 4 in 158 municipalities of the country.
It has a margin of error of +/-2 percentage points, with a confidence level of 95%.
On Aug. 29, the last survey of the company was registered, where the leader of the Workers' Party (PT) registered 43% of support and the current president received 36%.