Brazil elections 2022: Bolsonaro grows among poorest voters

A recent poll shows the positive impact of Auxilio Brasil subsidy increase. In June, Lula da Silva had 62% in this segment of the poorest citizens compared to Bolsonaro's 29%, while in July, the PT candidate fell to 52% and the PL president rose to 39%.

Two months before Brazil's elections, President Jair Bolsonaro's approval rating among the poorest voters has improved after he increased the Auxilio Brasil subsidy, and the trend continues upward, according to a survey released today by consulting firm Quaest.

The poll puts former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of the Workers' Party (PT, left) in first place with 44% of voting intentions versus 32% for Bolsonaro of the Liberal Party (PL, right).

The Quaest poll has a margin of error of two points for plus and two points for minus.

Lula da Silva lost one point compared . . .

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