Frontrunner Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva receives 47 percent voter support versus Jair Bolsonaro's 32 percent, says pollster Datafolha.
Presidential election campaign officially begins with ex-leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva leading all polls against incumbent Jair Bolsonaro amid growing concern of political violence and threats to democracy.
Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right candidate in Brazil's presidential election, was stabbed during a rally last week in the city of Juiz de Fora. He is currently recovering from the attack and has seen a spike in his polling numbers since the assault.
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