Ibope: Salvador is the capital with the lowest approval from the Bolsonaro government – Jornal CORREIO


The administration of the Jair Bolsonaro government is considered good or great by 40% of Brazilians, but not by the majority of Salvadorans. The latest national survey by Ibope, which assessed the president’s performance during the pandemic, showed that Salvador is the capital with the lowest approval rating for this administration.

The rate of those who consider government to be excellent or good is only 18%. In the capital of Roraima, Boa Vista, the approval reaches 66%, the highest in the country.

According to a survey carried out by G1 Brasília, the average approval rate for the Bolsonaro government is higher in the capitals of the North and Midwest and lower in the Northeast, South and Southeast.

Salvador is part of the group of capitals with the greatest rejection of the president, along with Teresina, Porto Alegre, Fortaleza, São Paulo, Recife, Belém, Vitória and Florianópolis. In addition to Boa Vista, cities like Manaus, Porto Velho, Cuiabá and Rio Branco have above average approval.

Bolsonaro in Bahia
In the last poll, Bolsonaro was rated as bad or very bad by 62% by the population of Salvador in a survey conducted by Ibope, hired by TV Bahia.

See the evaluation of the president’s management in the Bahian capital:

  • Optimal: 6%
  • Good: 12%
  • Regular: 17%;
  • Spacious: 14%
  • Terrible 48%
  • Don’t know / didn’t answer: 3%

The survey also asked respondents what the biggest problems Salvador faces. As it was possible to answer more than one, the sum gives more than 100%. Check out:

  • Health: 70%
  • Education: 46%
  • Public Security: 44%
  • Public transport: 39%
  • Job creation: 24%
  • Corruption: 11%
  • Sewerage: 9%
  • Traffic: 8%
  • Taxes and fees: 8%
  • Public cleaning: 7%
  • Paving of streets and avenues: 6%
  • Housing: 4%
  • Social Assistance: 3%
  • Public lighting: 3%
  • Water supply: 3%
  • Environment: 3%
  • Public administration: 1%
  • Sports activities: 1%
  • Cultural activities: 1%
  • Leisure options: 1%
  • Don’t know / Didn’t answer: 1%

When asked whether they intend to appear to vote on November 15 and 29, if there is a second round, 69% of voters assured that they will attend, despite the coronavirus crisis. Only 6% rule out any possibility of voting and 24% of voters replied that they are still in doubt.

The poll has a margin of error of 4 percentage points to more or less and heard 602 voters in Salvador, on October 3 and 4. The confidence level is 95% – that is, there is a probability of 95% of the results portraying the current electoral moment, considering the margin of error.


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