Brazilian Politics Society and Economy

Amid escalating violence, Bolsonaro maintains lead over Haddad in Brazil runoff

Pollster Datafolha shows votes for other candidates transferred at equal rates to each presidential hopeful

The first opinion poll released by Datafolha for the second round of Brazil’s presidential election shows far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro at 58 percent of voting intention, while leftist Fernando Haddad is at 42 percent of voter support.