According to the investigation, which interviewed 2,100 people in 130 municipalities between August 3 and 13, 3.2 percent also admitted that they had been threatened for political reasons during the past month.
Four years ago, murders, intimidation and crimes marked a just election and since then, cases have been on the rise as the controversy approaches October 2.
For example, in July, federal criminal policeman Jorge Guaranho shot and killed Marcelo Aloisio de Arruda, the municipal guard and Workers’ Party (PT) treasurer, celebrating his 50th birthday in Foz do Iguaçu, the municipality of former President Luiz Inácio. Were celebrating with images of Lula da Silva. of the southern state of Paraná.
Similarly, in early September, Benedito Cardoso dos Santos was stabbed to death by a colleague, Rafael de Oliveira, a supporter of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro, after a political discussion in the city of Confresa. Mato Grosso (Mid-West).
Regarding fears of political violence in the next elections, the research also indicated that support for authoritarianism fell compared to a previous study conducted in 2017.
The tendency to favor authoritarian positions went from 8.1 to 7.29. The scale goes from zero to 10. Speech lost more vigor mainly among young people between the ages of 16 and 24.
Similarly, the researchers estimated high support for democracy, which received an index of 7.25. At least 88.1 percent confirmed that those elected should take office on January 1.
At least 89.3 percent said it was necessary to “choose our leaders in free and transparent elections”.
On the other hand the interviewees rejected the flag of the ordnance defended by the former army.
At least 66.4 percent believed that providing weapons to the population would not increase security.
The organizations that base their data on a survey by the Datafolha Institute believe that women support a social rights agenda more than men.
Recently, PT candidate Lula denounced that Brazil is “moving towards a barbarity that we did not know until then.”
For the preferred candidate to win the vote, a sui generis behavior prevails, “inciting people to intense violence, in a country whose current ruler (without citing Bolsonaro) has tried to facilitate access to weapons.” decided to.”
To this day, Lula leads all opinion polls for the referendum, in which the former army captain aspires to be re-elected.