PS outperforms right all together and achieves best result since legislative

According to a study by Eurosondagem for Porto Canal and the weekly Sol, the socialists lead with 39% of the voting intentions, while the right side together obtains 36,9%, the same result of the PSD-CDS coalition in the 2015 legislatures. Enough overcomes the CDU and passes the fourth political force.

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If the elections were held today, the Socialist Party (PS) would be re-elected, with more votes than the right as a whole and with the best result since the 2019 legislative elections. Eurosondage study for Porto Canal and the weekly Sol, the socialists lead with 39% of the voting intentions, while the right together gets 36,9%, the same result of the PSD-CDS coalition in the 2015 legislatures.

In the poll carried out between Monday and Thursday, even before the announcement of new restrictive measures to curb contagion with Covid-19, the Social Democratic Party (PSD) rises two tenths more than in the legislative ones, but remains at 11 percentage points from PS, with 28%. Next up is the Left Bloc (BE) with 6,5%, three percentage points less than in the October 2019 elections, which is the worst result recorded since then.

Chega rises to 5,5% and passes the fourth best positioned political force in the ranking, at the head of the United Democratic Coalition (CDU). The coalition that joins the Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) and the Ecological Party “Os Verdes” (PEV) is a difference of 0,2 percentage points from Chega, with 5,3%, and the sample error of the poll 3,07%, a value much higher than that which separates the two parties.

The People-Animals-Nature (PAN) party continues to fall, with 2,2%, 1,1 percentage points less than in the legislative ones. The same is true of the CDS-PP, which at 2,1% is 2,1 percentage points from the 2019 election result. Finally, the Liberal Initiative records in this poll exactly the 2019 result, 1,3%.

Thus, the PS obtains 32,2%, PSD 23,1%, BE 5,4%, Arrive 4,5%, CDU 4,4%, PAN 1,9%, CDS-PP 1,7 , 1,1% and the Liberal Initiative XNUMX%.

There are also 17,3% of respondents who say they have doubts about their choices and 8,4% who do not know or do not want to answer. The study was carried out between Monday and Thursday through 1.021 validated interviews, with the sample having a maximum error of 3,07% for a probability degree of 95,0%.

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