Lula leading Bolsonaro in second round of Brazil election, poll shows

Leftist Brazilian presidential candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is leading right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro, with 49% of voter support against the incumbent's 44%, ahead of an October 30 runoff vote, according to a poll published on Friday.

The survey by pollster Datafolha was conducted October 5-7, interviewing 2,884 people with a margin of error of 2 percentage points up or down. Datafolha was one of several polling firms criticized for underestimating support for Bolsonaro in the first-round vote on October 2.

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