Brazil’s Wealthy South is the Region Most Loyal to Bolsonaro

On the other hand, Northeastern Brazil and lower-income residents were the ones whose support for the President decreased in the first half of the year.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The government's positive reviews and President Jair Bolsonaro's (PSL) popularity have steadily declined in the first six months of the year.

After this period, it can be said that the most faithful "Bolsonaristas" are notable for two striking features: they have a southern accent and are among those with higher incomes.

Data from surveys published by Ibope since January show that Bolsonaro remains a "mito" (legend) especially among those earning more than five minimum wages, whose support grew in June.

In contrast to the downward trend in the current government's positive reviews, southern . . .

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