The PS achieves its best result since the 2019 legislatures, with 39.3%, in a Eurosondagem study in which Chega becomes the third party in the voting intentions.
In the poll, for the Porto Canal and the weekly Sol, carried out after the presidential elections and the exponential increase in new cases of contagion with the new coronavirus in January, the socialists, with 39,3%, obtain almost the same percentage as the right all together, 40.0%, and 12.1 percentage points more than the PSD.
PSD reaches 27,2%, six tenths less than in the 2019 legislative, standing at 12.1 percentage points of the PS.
Chega rises to 7.3% and overtakes the Left Block, which moves to the fourth position in the party ranking, with 6.9%, although the difference of 0.4 percentage points between the two is much lower than the sample sample error, which is 3.07%.
Despite being overtaken by André Ventura’s party, the Bloco de Esquerda rooms 0.4 percentage points compared to the December study, but down 2.6 percentage points from the October 2019 elections.
A Liberal Initiative reaches its best result in Eurosondage studies and, with 3.0%, surpasses CDS-PP and PAN in the table of voting intentions.
After the presidential candidacy of Tiago Mayan Gonçalves, who obtained 3.2%, the Liberal Initiative rises 1.7 percentage points in this study, both in comparison with the previous survey and in relation to the legislative ones.
A CDU decreases 0.4 percentage points, now standing at 4.8%, 1.5 points less than in the last legislatures. THE PAN drops 0.2 percentage points, to 2.2%, 1.1 percentage points less than in the legislative ones, and is exceeded by CDS-PP, which now has 2.5%, 1.7 percentage points less than in the 2019 elections.
In this survey, 16.6% of respondents said they had doubts, did not know or wanted to respond and 5.9% expressed intention to vote for other parties, blank or null.
In terms of global results, before the projection of those who do not respond, the PS obtains 32.7%, PSD 22.6%, Enough 6.1%, BE 5.8%, CDU 4.0 %, the Liberal Initiative 2.5%, the CDS-PP 2.1% and the PAN 1.7%.
The study was carried out between Monday and Thursday through 1,022 validated interviews, with the sample having a maximum error of 3.07% for a probability degree of 95.0%