SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro has widened his lead over leftist Fernando Haddad forward of Sunday’s election, and would win a probable second-round run-off later this month, a CNT/MDA ballot confirmed on Saturday.
A supporter of Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is seen in entrance of the Bolsonaro’s condominium at Barra da Tijuca neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil October 5, 2018. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
Bolsonaro’s help grew to 36.7 % from 28.2 % within the earlier ballot, whereas second-placed Employees Get together candidate Haddad slipped to 24.zero % from 25.2 %. Bolsonaro’s share of legitimate votes surged to 42.6 % from 35.three %, suggesting that with additional progress he may even win a majority of votes on Sunday, and keep away from the Oct. 28 run-off.
Reporting by Eduardo Simoes and Anthony Boadle