President Luis Lacalle Pou has the approval of 47% of Uruguayans and surpasses its predecessors Wide Front in the last two terms, according to the latest survey by the consulting firm Figure.
In the run-up to an electoral year and after having overcome phenomena such as pandemic and a strong drought, The president’s management was well regarded by almost half of Uruguayans, with 38% disapproving of the administration and 15% reserving their opinion.
If the level of approval is analyzed with that of his predecessors, it can be seen that the positive assessment towards Lacalle Pou It is higher than that of the last two governments. Although it is slightly above the 45% it held Jose Mujica in 2013, it is much higher than the meager 30% that it harvested Tabare Vazquez in his second term, but lower than the first period, where it reached 52%.
However, disapproval of the administration of the nationalist leader reaches 38% and is somewhat higher than the 35% that was displayed. Mujica, although less than 50% of the second period of Vazquez, which in its first period had a negative view of 26%.
The assessment varies according to political sympathy
As usually happens, the assessment of the presidential administration changes according to the profile of the voter. Thus, among the citizens who are going to vote at National Party, 91% consider that it was managed well and only 2% rate it as negative.
Among Uruguayans who are going to vote for other parties in the Multicolor Coalition, approval drops to 64%, while disapproval stands at 29%.
Meanwhile, in the Wide Front It is approved by just 14%, with 74% against. Finally, those who today would vote blank or do not have it defined, 46% were in favor of the administration, with 27% who were against.