Bolsonaro maintains a solid first-round lead over Haddad, according to polls from Datafolha and Ibope in recent days, but the same surveys show the pair deadlocked or with Haddad having a slight advantage in the case of a runoff vote on October 28, required if nobody wins an outright majority this Sunday.
As Brazilians goes to the polls today in the most polarised presidential race in its history, Jair Bolsonaro was on Saturday night 14 points ahead of his nearest rival despite spending much of the campaign in hospital after being stabbed at a rally in September.
In an interview published on Friday by the newspaper Estado de Sao Paulo, one of the candidate's top economic advisers said Bolsonaro would push ahead with privatising state power firm Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA, or Eletrobras.
Supporters for Bolsonaro and Haddad are divided largely along class lines, with "higher-income, better-educated" voters in the country's more industrialized south and southeast regions backing Bolsonaro, and working-class Brazilians in the north supporting Haddad.
Bolsonaro, who has surged on widespread anger over rising crime, a drifting economy and the prospect of the divisive Workers Party returning to power, was also seen beating all his possible rivals in the second-round run-off.
"In truth, my vote is a protest vote", said Amaral, a 64-year-old retired civil servant in downtown Rio de Janeiro.
Liverpool set to break 40-year-old record after Man City result
I then watched the game last Saturday against Liverpool where I thought they were at full pelt to stay in that game. Liverpool maintains their ideal start and remains unbeaten against Manchester City last Sunday.
Hafeez, Imam help Pakistan to bright start against Australia
After resuming their first innings at the overnight score of 255/3, Pakistan lost night-watchman Mohammad Abbas (1) early. An early Peter Siddle breakthrough was the only highlight of the day, bowling nightwatchman Mohammad Abbas on day two.
Man's doorstop turns out to be meteorite worth $100K
Ms Siberscu still wanted a second opinion and sent off a slice of the rock to the Smithsonian Institution. The retiree's old rock turned out to be a nest egg that could be worth $100,000, or possibly even more.
The former Sao Paulo mayor is the PT candidate after former PT president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was barred from the election by the country's Electoral Court.
A Thursday survey from pollster Datafolha found Bolsonaro had 35% support, a jump of 3% points since Tuesday.
"A lot of lies on the internet", he said.
Amaral said she was not thrilled by Bolsonaro's pledge to loosen gun laws and disliked his homophobic statements, but ultimately she was willing to overlook those if he was able to beat PT candidate Fernando Haddad. "The other side is a bit desperate, because they think that if Bolsonaro is forced to debate, he will melt".
A Bolsonaro government would speed up the privatisation of state companies to reduce Brazil's budget deficit and relax environmental controls for farming and mining.