Jorge Iván Ospina, Mayor of Cali, and Claudia López, Mayor of Bogotá. / Photos: Colprensa
The most recent Invamer survey on the popularity of the country’s leaders left the mayor of Bogotá, Claudia López, and the mayor of Cali, Jorge Iván Ospina, in a bad light. According to this, the Bogota president has 61% disapproval, while 35% approve of her management.
Meanwhile, the president of Cali has a disapproval of 61% and an approval of 31%.
The Invamer survey also revealed that 75% of the surveyed Caleños believe that things are worse, while only 17% believe that they are better.
In turn, in Cali, 67% say that things are getting worse and 20% believe that things are better.
Another that did not go so well is the mayor of Bucaramanga, Juan Carlos Cárdenas, since 52% of those surveyed disapproved of his management, that is, it fell 4 percentage points compared to March. While the president’s popularity reached 44%, which means that he rose 8 percentage points compared to the 36% that he scored in March.
The one who came out favored was the mayor of Medellín, Daniel Quintero Calle. It has an approval of 52%, which meant a growth of 4 percentage points compared to the March measurement. While his disapproval stands at 42%, which means that he dropped 2 percentage points.
However, 47% of Medellinenses surveyed believe that things in the capital of Antioquia are getting worse, while the number of those who feel that things are improving stands at 41%.
The numbers that the Medellín president marks are not the most outstanding in the last two decades, but he comes out well in this July measurement compared to other mayors of the country’s capital cities.
Pumarejo, the most approved
The president who has the highest approval in the country, according to the Invamer survey, is the mayor of Barranquilla, Jaime Pumarejo, with 63%, which means that he rose 3 percentage points compared to the previous survey. His disapproval is 35%, similar to what he also scored in March.
However, for 51% of Barranquilla residents, the survey indicates, things are getting worse, while 43% believe they are on the right track.
Regarding the governors, the president of the Atlantic, Elsa Noguera, has an approval of 78% and is the highest in the country. Noguera’s image is improving more and more, since she added 11 percentage points in this indicator while her disapproval fell from 33% to 21% in July.
Another governor with a positive image is that of Antioquia, Aníbal Gaviria, who presented an approval of 58% in July, which meant a growth of 6 percentage points compared to the 55% indicated last March. Similarly, Invamer indicated that the disapproval of the Antioquia president went from 31% in March to 29% in July, which means that it was reduced by 2 percentage points.
Meanwhile, the governor of Santander, Mauricio Aguilar, obtained an approval of 33%, that is, 11 percentage points more than in the survey carried out in March. In turn, the percentage of disapproval of him had a significant drop, going from 68 to 59% in the last poll.
Finally, the Invamer survey indicated that the Governor of the Valley, Clara Luz Roldan, has an approval of 44%, which means that she added 3 percentage points compared to March, when she registered 41%. Her disapproval went from 49 to 41%.
Disapproval of Iván Duque reaches 73%, according to Invamer surveyThis is the level of approval of the mayors of the main cities of the country, according to Invamer