RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva from the left-wing Workers' Party (PT) leads the 2022 presidential race with 49% of voting intentions in the first Ipec poll, 26 percentage points ahead of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro (no party affiliation), who has 23%.
Lula has 11 percentage points more than the sum of his possible opponents and would win the election in the first round if the elections were held today.
Ciro Gomes (left) from the Democratic Labour Party (PDT), who is likely running for his fourth presidential election, has 7%, technically tied . . .