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69,8% of Colombians reject Duque's management

A total of 69.8% of Colombians rejected the management of President Iván Duque, especially in areas where he obtained large amounts of votes in 2018 to reach the Presidency, according to the recent report by the Colombian pollster Invamer.

The figure shows an increase of almost four percentage points, unlike last August, which showed a rejection of 67.6% and last April, it registered 63.2%.

The survey takes as a reference Colombian citizens of all age ranges, socioeconomic strata and political affinities, local media reported.

The Invamer firm presented this survey for Noticias Caracol and the BluRadio station.

The study reflects that, where Duque is worst positioned is in the capital, Bogotá, where 80.4% of the population reject the management, followed by the South-West of the country, which rates the current president with 75.2% disapproval.

In the coffee region, for his part, Duque obtained 61.5% disapproval, according to local media.

Where there is also a strong rejection of Duque and his tenure as president is in the youth sector. In this area, they rated it with 84,9% disapproval.

On the other hand, 79,6% of those surveyed say that Colombia is not doing well, the lowest optimism during the Duque administration.

The country's institutions, for their part, also received strong rejection. Congress received a disapproval of 72.3%, the Prosecutor's Office 59,9%, the Supreme Court 59,7%, the political parties 76,1%, the Attorney General's Office 50% and the police 51,2%.

Gustavo Petro on the rise

For the first time, the pollster evaluates possible presidential candidates, less than six months before the elections. The elections will be held in May next year.

In this poll, the left-wing senator Gustavo Petro is consolidated as the favorite among voters, according to the measurement.

Petro beats all of his rivals in any scenario possible, according to the poll.

In addition to being the winner with his coalition, the Historical Pact, he appeared the winner in all possible scenarios both in the first and second rounds; in the first case it had a voting intention ceiling of 48,4% and in the second round of 68,3%.

"The objective is to win in the first round, without falling into arrogance," said the candidate and senator on Monday in statements to Blu Radio.