Approval Tracker: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro

By Luisa Leme

Though his approval took an early hit, Brazilians still have hopes for his government’s future success. AS/COA Online tracks the polls.

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 after disagreements with Congress and inside his own cabinet that made difficult for passing his economic agenda into legislation, as well as hurdles such as as corruption accusations inside his family and party, and culture wars over Twitter, Brazil had seen a bumpy start for Bolsonaro's government.

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.