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Yet another poll shows growing voter dissatisfaction with Bolsonaro

The results are consistent with recent findings from other pollsters

President Bolsonaro says he won't accept electoral defeat without changes to the voting system. Photo: Marcos Corrêa/PR
President Bolsonaro says he won’t accept electoral defeat without changes to the voting system. Photo: Marcos Corrêa/PR

Amid corruption allegations involving the purchase of Covid-19 vaccines, rejection of the Jair Bolsonaro administration has reached a new peak. According to the latest Ipespe poll, commissioned by major brokerage firm XP, 52 percent of Brazilians rate the government’s performance as ‘bad’ or ‘terrible.’

Meanwhile, 63 percent of citizens disapprove of the president himself, with support for impeachment jumping from 46 to 49 percent between February and July. The results are consistent with recent findings from other pollsters.

Not even Brazil’s recent improvement in vaccination has been enough to stop the government from hemorrhaging support. Data suggests that...

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