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Anadolu Agency

SÃO PAULO – The latest poll of voters’ intentions ahead of Brazil’s upcoming general elections released late on Thursday suggests that while incumbent president Dilma Rousseff remains in the lead by a comfortable margin, a second round would be required and is currently too close to call.

The latest Datafolha poll showed Rousseff, presidential hopeful for the leftist Workers’ Party, had fallen two points since the last poll at the beginning of July, with 36% of respondents’ votes.

Aécio Neves, Rousseff’s nearest rival from the right-leaning Brazilian Social Democracy Party, again garnered 20% of votes, ranking him second, with third place going to Brazilian Socialist Party candidate Eduardo Campos who dropped one point, to 8%.

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