Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil’s presidency with 55 percent of the vote, backed by supporters fed up with insecurity, corruption, and the country’s political status quo. But with the first 100 days of his four-year term coming to a close, his promised “new era” is proving difficult to deliver. Bolsonaro’s ambitious agenda faced hurdles such as corruption accusations inside his family and party, culture wars over Twitter, and even time at the hospital.
Still, while his approval took a hit early in office, Brazilians still have hope for his government’s future success. Will he make good on those expectations? AS/COA Online tracks Bolsonaro’s approval ratings from four top pollsters.
This tracker was initially published April 10, 2019.