Poll shows more Brazilians turning against Bolsonaro – CNT/MDA

by Reuters
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 14:19 GMT

BRASILIA, May 12 (Reuters) - Support for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has dropped amid criticism of his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, with those who see his government as bad or terrible jumping to 43.4% from 31.0% in January, according to a poll released on Tuesday.

The CNT/MDA survey found that 32.0% of those polled now see the government as great or good, down from 34.5% in the previous poll. Bolsonaro's personal approval rating fell to 39.2% from 47.8% in January, the poll showed, as disapproval rose to 55.4% from 47.0% previously.

(Reporting by Anthony Boadle Editing by Brad Haynes)

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