According to the survey, inflation is the main problem that worries Kirchner voters

According to the survey, inflation is the main problem that worries Kirchner voters

This comes from a study conducted by the University of San Andres; Supporters of “Together for Change” pointed to the court case

Vice President Christina Kirchner with President Alberto Fernandez (AP Photo/Gustavo Garello, file)
Vice President Christina Kirchner with President Alberto Fernandez (AP Photo/Gustavo Garello, file)

Nearly 60% of Kirchner voters are concerned about inflation. This is what a recent survey conducted by the University of San Andres (UdeSA) reveals. In the research, it is mentioned that 59% of the supporters of the government name price increase as the main problem in the country. On the contrary, 61% of “Together for Change” voters indicated “corruption” in this location.

The data comes from a survey conducted between July 29 and August 9. The bimonthly survey of political satisfaction and public opinion coincided with the transition between Silvina Batakis and Sergio Massa at the Economy Ministry, after tumultuous weeks in which the value of the parallel dollar skyrocketed and inflation took a toll.

In this context, inflation was the main concern among the 1,199 respondents. Overall, 55% found inflation to be their top concern, followed by corruption at 42%.. Meanwhile, 33% reported “crime, theft and insecurity”. And, in descending order, 30% cited “politicians” and 26% cited poverty.

Argentinians pointed out the main problems.
Argentinians pointed out the main problems.

The UdeSA study also broke down data on concerns based on polls in 2021.. 59% of Frente de Todos supporters admitted that their main concern is inflation. An expectations survey prepared by the BCRA predicted it would be more than 90% this year.

The external debt appears as The second problem was mentioned by 45% of official voters. The result appears to be indicative of the conflicting positions that have emerged within the government over the deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Meanwhile, 33% of Kirchner’s supporters answered that it is poverty, etc. 30% answered that it is justiceIn line with the repeated criticisms of strict Kirchnerism for the reasons faced by Christina Kirchner.

On the other hand, for Corruption is the main problem of 61% of voters for change togetherThe issue of complaints against Kirchnerism. Inflation occurs in the second option, And this was the option that 51% chose. Back, 40% of JxC voters chose “politicians” as their main problem, while 38% cited insecurity.

Kirchnerist voters identified inflation as the main problem.
Kirchnerist voters identified inflation as the main problem.

Although the price increase gradually accelerated in 2022, the respondents already mentioned this problem. “Inflation still tops the list (55%). As measured in August, October and December 2021, March and June 2022, it is followed by corruption (42%) and crime, theft and insecurity (33%),” the UdeSA report said.

The study investigated the causes of inflation and 55% believed, in this sense, that it is due to the lack of an economic plan. At the same time, 48% of respondents attribute this to high state costs. Monetary emission (43%), fiscal deficit (33%) and financial speculation (31%) come behind. The action of price makers, one of them Repeated arguments‘ class=”com-link” data-reactroot=””>Repeated arguments by the government, took into account only 25% of the participants of the consultation.

The respondents expressed their opinion on the measures to be taken to reduce inflation.
The respondents expressed their opinion on the measures to be taken to reduce inflation.

Among the measures to correct the inflationary problem, 57% He believed that progress had to be made reduction of public expenditure and 41% The need offered Reduce taxes. The price agreement was in third place (34%), and the opening of imports was behind (28%). dollarization an economy characterized by libertarian sectors, 20% of respondents were accompanied..

denial

The description of the country’s problems also reveals the strong opposition that Alberto Fernández’s government maintains. According to the UdeSA survey, 78% do not agree with the President’s management and has only 20% support. Approval peaked (67%) in April 2020 and then began to decline, deepening in recent months.

In the background of severe criticism of the government, Opinions show a high degree of pessimism. “Negative perception of the country exceeds 50%, both retrospectively and prospectively. andl 83% of respondents believe that the national situation is worse compared to the situation a year agoAnd 5% believe that it is better,” the study says.

Disapproval of Alberto Fernández's government reaches almost 80%.
Disapproval of Alberto Fernández’s government reaches almost 80%.

On the other hand, only 10% of respondents believe that “it is better” and 52% answered that it is “worse”. “Perspectively, that is, taking into account the expectations of the situation during a year, 54% believe that the situation in the country will worsen, and 19% believe that it will improve. As for the personal situation of the respondents, 36% think that it will get worse, and 24% think that their situation will improve,” he added.

Sergio Massa’s arrival in the government and merging the Ministries of Production Development and Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries into the orbit of the economy. It did not cause enthusiasm among the respondents. 35% think the economic situation will remain the same, 25% say it will improve, and 21% think it will get worse. “The opinion that the impact will be positive is greater among Frente de Todos voters (61%) and very low among Together for Change and Libertarians voters at 7%,” the study added.

The survey revealed strong pessimism among respondents.
The survey revealed strong pessimism among respondents.

In this context, if there were a presidential election today, 24% of respondents would vote for Change Together, 20% for the Front of All, and 10% for the Libertarian Space. However, 22% think that they would not vote And 5% claimed that they would do it empty. “3% would vote for the Left Front and 2% for another Peronist list that is not Front for All,” the study added.

Image

In accordance with his dissatisfaction with the management, Alberto Fernandez ranks 17th among the candidates evaluated according to the positive image. The president has a good approval rating of 18%, but given his negative image, he has the largest negative differential of -58%.

Former President Christina Kirchner has a positive image of 26%, but a differential of -44%. Likewise, the governor of Buenos Aires, Axel Kitsilof, It has a positive image of 25%, although its negative differential is -40. The new Minister of Economy does not avoid this scenario and has a positive image of 26% and a differential of -38.

until, The leader with the most positive image is the head of the government of Buenos Aires, Horacio Rodríguez Lareta.together 42% And the negative spread is -3%. located behind Maria Eugenia Vidal (39%) and Patricia Bullrich (36%). While the former governor has a differential of -13%, the current president of Promo Party has -18%.

Rodríguez Larreta is the leader with the largest image, while Alberto Fernandez has the largest negative differential.
Rodríguez Larreta is the leader with the largest image, while Alberto Fernandez has the largest negative differential.

On the other hand, he is a radical MP Facundo Manes has a positive image of 36%. The case of a neurosurgeon jumping into politics in 2021 is remarkable, given that he has a differential of 0, meaning “an equal number of positive and negative opinions.” On the other hand, a libertarian MP Javier Millay Has a 32% positive image, but a differential of -21%. Meanwhile, former President Mauricio Macri It has a positive image of 29%, but a differential of -36%.

While “Together for Change” is embroiled in internal tensions following Elisa Cario’s complaints, consultants have also expressed their perspective on internal leadership review. From this point of view, 29% of respondents believe that Mauricio Macri is the leader of the oppositionAnd 24% think it’s Horacio Rodríguez Laretta.

Among “Together for Change” voters, the former president wins at that moment. 36% of this segment He claims that the founder of the PRO party is the leader of the opposition. Below, Rodríguez Larreta received 21% support on this question, as did former security minister Patricia Bullrich.

Source: La Nacion

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