Fernando Haddad (PT) gained six percentage points and cemented his position in second place in the presidential run, with 22%, according to a Datafolha poll done between September the 26th and 28th.
Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) is still the frontrunner, with 28%. But in second round simulation, he loses to all other candidates, including Haddad.
Both candidates also top voter rejection rankings. Bolsonaro's rejection increased from 43% to 46%, while Haddad's gone from 29% to 32%.
Ciro Gomes (PDT), with 11%, and Geraldo Alckmin (PSDB), with 11%, are technically tied in third. The margin of error is two points up or down.
The poll also shows that Bolsonaro and Haddad are technically tied among women, with 21% and 22% of voting intention, respectively. But while Bolsonaro's intention remained stable compared to previous polls, Haddad gained six points.
The frontrunner's rejection among women also increased: 52% now say they would not vote for Bolsonaro, from 49%. Haddad's rejection in this group rose from 24% to 26%.
Both candidates have highly confident voters: 79% of Bolsonaro's and 78% of Haddad's say they won't change their minds.
Translated by NATASHA MADOV
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