The survey, which was financed by news sources El Tiempo and W Radio, questioned 700 Bogota residents by telephone. 16.9% of the respondents said that they would vote for Gustavo Petro. There was a 3.78% margin of error in the poll.
The spread between Green Party candidate Enrique Penalosa and Gustavo Petro was only 1.3%. Election poll predictions have fluctuated recently between the two candidates.
Former Colombian President Uribe, who requested to no be included in the survey conducted by Datexco, was predicted to be in 3rd place, with 12.5% of the respondents voting in his favor.
The study predicted that Liberal Party candidate David Luna would receive 8.7% of the votes, and that both independent candidate Gina Parody and Cambio Radical candidate Carlos Fernando Galan would receive 8.3% of the votes.
According to the survey, 10.2% would not vote for any of the current candidates and 6.4 percent were undecided.
Former Bogota mayor Antanas Mockus was predicted to receive 7.7% of the vote.
The survey placed former mayor Jaime Castro in ninth place, with 1.1% of the vote.
Luis Fernando Rosas, of Indigenous Authorities of Colombia (AICO), no mark.