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Lula Support Steady, Enough for Outright Win in New Brazil Poll

  • Lula has 52% of valid votes in 1st round, Bolsonaro 34%: Ipec
  • Some 20 million voters could switch preference, FSB says
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

Photographer: Maira Erlich/Bloomberg
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Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva rolled into the final week ahead of Brazil’s presidential election, with one poll showing he has the support for a first-round win while another has him inching ever closer to an outright victory on Sunday.

Front-runner Lula would take 52% of valid votes, while incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro would take 34% both unchanged from a week ago, according to a survey from Ipec published Monday evening.