Lula widens lead over Bolsonaro ahead of Brazil’s election
September 21, 2022 - Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has widened his lead over incumbent Jair Bolsonaro to 10 points, ahead of the presidential election on October 2.
The new survey put support for Lula at 44% in the first-round vote on Oct 2 against 34% for Bolsonaro. A week earlier the leftist Lula was favoured by 42% of those surveyed, while the far-right Bolsonaro had 34% support.
Pollster Quaest interviewed 2,000 voters in person between September 17-20. Its poll has a margin of error of 2 percentage points.