79% of the population believes that Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra
should remain in office, the latest Ipsos poll revealed on Tuesday.
The survey, published in El Comercio newspaper, shows that 8 out of 10 Peruvians consider that Mr. Vizcarra should continue as Head of State, and that 57% of the population approves of his job performance.
When asked about the President's behavior recorded on the "Richard Cisneros
" tapes, 41% of respondents said that it is an incorrect behavior but not a serious misconduct. Therefore, they think the President should apologize and be investigated at the end of his term on July 28, 2021.
On the other hand, 28% of the population claims that it is a serious misconduct and that Mr. Vizcarra might have lied, although he should be investigated by the Judiciary when his mandate ends, whereas 9% of Peruvians report that it is a very serious misconduct and that he should be impeached or should resign.
Pollster name: Ipsos Peru
Registration number: 0001-REE
Type of sampling applied: Stratified probability sampling
Coverage: National level (urban area)
Sample size: 1,006
Margin of error: +/- 3.1%
Level of confidence: 95%
Fieldwork period: September 11 to 12, 2020
Pollster's website: www.ipsos.pe