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Has Jair Bolsonaro reached his ceiling?

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Poll shows Jair Bolsonaro consolidated ahead

After consistently growing in all polls since September 6, when he suffered an assassination attempt, far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro stalled at 28 percent of voting intentions in the most recent Ibope poll. Meanwhile, Workers’ Party candidate Fernando Haddad has closed the gap between the two, jumping from 19 to 22 percent – outside the margin of error. But the rise of Mr. Haddad is by no means the only bad news for the Bolsonaro camp – nor is it the worst news. Besides not growing in supporters, Mr. Bolsonaro has also gained...

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