Rio de Janeiro: In the first ballot on October 30, Former President Lula da Silva appears with 51% of intent to vote compared to 43% of President Jair Bolsonaro, according to Ipec Consulting. The poll was known on the same day as the third day in Sunday’s senator elections Simon TibetHe declared his support for the leftist leader, as did former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso.
If only valid votes are taken into account, the numbers are 55% for Lula and 45% for Bolsonaro, always according to this first poll, which is released just three days after the first round and when there are still more than three weeks left. The decisive battle between the two candidates.
The centrist senator announced her support for her in a video posted on her social media sites. They had lunch together at a meeting at the Labor leader’s house Martha Suplicythe former mayor of São Paulo, to whom Tibet has presented him with five proposals he hopes to see incorporated into the program of Lula’s government.
The highlight of Tebet He placed third in the presidential race with over 4.9 million votes She said that she “is not authorized to leave the streets and squares as long as the sovereign decision of the voters allows this.”
Because of my love for Brazil, democracy and the constitution, I apologize to my friends who have demanded my neutrality, to say that what is at stake is much greater than all of us.Tibet said. “At this very dangerous moment in our history, my removal would be a betrayal of my history in public life. I will not revoke my vote, I won’t vote emptyHe added, “There is no place for my moral to be overthrown.”
Tibet also criticized President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration during the pandemic, and he said he still sticks to his criticism of Lula, including requesting a “helpful vote” in the final phase of the presidential campaign. “I will give him my vote, because I recognize his commitment to democracy and the constitution, which I don’t know about in the current president,” he said.
Among the proposals for Lula’s campaign, Tebet defended actions related to Education, health, economy and incomeIn addition to demanding the continuity of the project of equal pay for men and women, as well as racial equality.
Lula also got the president’s support twice Fernando Henrique Cardoso (1995 and 2002). “In this second round, I vote for the history of struggle, democracy and social inclusion, I vote for Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva”The former president wrote on social networks.
Cardoso is the historical leader of the Brazilian Social Democratic Party (PSDB, center), a group that has vehemently opposed the governments of Lula (2003–2010), and the Workers’ Party (PT, left). However, in 2021 he met Cardoso and Lola again to establish a friendly relationship.
Cardoso, 91, last week released a letter criticizing President Bolsonaro, indicating he would vote for Lula in the first round, although he did not explicitly mention the Labor leader.
Lola already got support Cyrus GomezFourth place in Sunday competition. Between Gomez and Tibet they added 8.5 million votes. For his part, Bolsonaro won the inclusion of the governors of the states of Sao Paulo, Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro, the three most populous in Brazil.
O Globo Agency / GDA and ANSA