Brazil far-right candidate extends lead over leftist rival ahead of run-off - poll

Brazil far-right candidate extends lead over leftist rival ahead of run-off - poll

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro extended his lead over his leftist rival Fernando Haddad in an election poll looking at voter intentions for the Oct. 28 run-off vote, according to a survey published on Thursday night.

The Datafolha poll published by Globo TV showed that Bolsonaro had 59 percent of voter support, compared to Haddad's 41 percent.

(Reporting by Gabriel Stargardter; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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Updated Date: Oct 19, 2018 06:05 AM

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