Quest, which follows the same approach as IPEC, will not conduct exit polls this Sunday. ,It doesn’t make any sense as it is very expensive and the official result is out immediately“, Newspaper P. According to the company’s general director Felipe Nunes saysor 360.
Exit polls can be published only after 5 pm on election day to avoid influencing public opinion.
In 2018, Ibop was the only company to publish such a study. He showed the current President Jair Bolsonaro (at the time of the PSL) with 45% of the valid votes, as against 28% for Fernando Haddad (PT). In the end, the President received 46% of the vote, while the Lulista candidate received 29.3% of the vote.
The Ibop survey of that time interviewed 30,000 people, cost R $ 347.653,33 (over US$64,000) and according to TSE (Superior Electoral Court) data, the payment was made by the company itself.
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Bolsonaro’s trolls, however, went viral of voters with yellow photographs featuring him. “They are checking us when we get out of the urn” They draw and show pictures in which their party prevails on the lines of polling stations.