Rousseff administration “poor” or “terrible” according to 68% of Brazilians

The rating found by a CNI-IBOPE poll is four percentage points above

Published in 01/07/2015 - 12:39 By Pedro Peduzzi reports from Agência Brasil - Brasília

A presidenta Dilma Rousseff participa da assinatura de contrato de financiamento entre o BNDES e a Sabesp para obras em represas de São Paulo

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The administration of President Dilma Rousseff was rated as “poor” or “terrible” by by 68% of Brazilians in June. The figure is four percentage points above the 64% found in March, according to the CNI-IBOPE poll released Wednesday (July 1st) by the National Confederation of Industry (CNI).

The percentage of people who rate the government as “excellent” or “good” dropped from 12% to 9% in the period. According to 21%, the president's administration is “average”.

The poll also found that 83% disapprove and 15% approve of Rousseff's ruling style. In the previous survey in March, these percentages were 78% and 19%, respectively.

Moreover, 78% of Brazilians do not trust the president, as against 20% who do. In March, these rates were 74% and 24%, respectively.

The poll was carried out between June 18 and 21, with 2,002 respondents interviewed across 141 Brazilian municipalities. The margin of error is plus or minus 2 percentage points.

Translated by Mayra Borges

Fonte: Rousseff administration “poor” or “terrible” according to 68% of Brazilians

Edition: José Romildo / Nira Foster

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