Polls Show Right-Wing Bolsonaro Still Ahead in Brazil

Despite having a high rejection rate, Jair Bolsonaro went up in the latest voter intention poll and remains solid in first place in this year's Presidential race.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A new poll on voter intention for presidential candidates taken in Brazil, in the aftermath of the attack on right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro, shows the candidate winning more support for his presidential bid, while four other candidates are technically tied for second place, according to the Ibope Institute.

According to the survey, front-runner Bolsonaro has 26 percent of voter intention, followed by a technical tie . . .

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