Lula widens lead over Bolsonaro ahead of Brazil election • FRANCE 24 English

Brazil’s Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva lead over President Jair Bolsonaro ahead of the October election rose to 13 percentage points and widened from 13 to 16 points in an expected second-round runoff, according to a poll published on Monday. The survey by IPEC showed Lula with 44% of voter support against 31% for Bolsonaro in the first round of the election scheduled for Oct. 2. FRANCE 24’s International Affairs Editor Philip Turle tells us more.

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