Mar Roxas tops poll survey in Iloilo

Liberal Party’s (LP) standard bearer Manuel “Mar” Roxas II is the voters’ most preferred candidate here among the presidential aspirants this coming May 2016 elections.

With 47.9 percent of respondents choosing him, Roxas topped the opinion survey conducted by Random Access Consultants Inc. from December 15-19, 2015 in Iloilo.

Five in 10 respondents preferred Roxas because he is a townmate (28 percent), a good man (12 percent) and they want him to continue the administration’s “matuwid na daan” (9.7 percent).

Five in 10 respondents of those who preferred Roxas, said they will not change their preferences anymore.

In terms of voter’s preference for president by district, Roxas led the survey with 45.8 percent in 1st District, 38.4 percent in 2nd District, 41.2 percent in 3rd District, 57.2 percent in 4th District and 54.6 percent in 5th District.

On the other hand, Sen. Grace Poe, who recently asked the help of the Supreme Court to stop the Commission on Elections from cancelling her certificate of candidacy, came second with 19.6 percent.

Feisty Ilongga Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago ranked third with 11.3 percent, while Vice President Jejomar Binay and Rodrigo Duterte trail behind with 9.9 percent and 8.7 percent, respectively.

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A total of 1,200 respondents were polled province-wide, giving the survey an error margin of three points and confidence level of 95 percent.

Of the respondents, 240 were from 1st District, 190 from 2nd District, 260 from 3rd District, 250 from 4thDistrict and 260 from 5th District.

The survey used multistage probability sampling and face-to-face interview during data collection.

For the vice presidential derby, Camarines Sur Representative Leni Robredo has overtaken Senator Francis ‘Chiz’ Escudero three months after she was anointed as official candidate of the Liberal Party.

Robredo (28.9 percent) held a 3.5-point lead over Escudero (25.4 percent) who has been leading the vice presidential surveys.

Alan Peter Cayetano (11.9 percent), Ferdinand Marcos Jr. (9.6 percent) and Antonio Trillanes IV (9.3 percent) were statistically tied in the 3rd place, while Gringo Honasan came last with 4.8 percent.

Robredo and Escudero were statistically tied in all districts. [via PNA]

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