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Escudero is top choice for 2013 senatorial elections, says Pulse Asia survey

Legarda, Roxas, Cayetano, de Castro also in

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MANILA, Philippines—Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero has emerged as the top choice for the Senate in the survey conducted by Pulse Asia in November.

It was the first time that Escudero, according to a staff member, topped a survey in the senatorial race.

Of the 1,200 respondents nationwide polled by the Pulse Asia from November 10 to 23, 2011, 65.6 put the name of Escudero when asked who would they vote if the 2013 elections were held today. The polling firm provided 12 names to the respondent.

Senator Loren Legarda ranked second with 58 percent followed by former Senator and now Transportation Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas with 43 percent, Senator Alan Peter Cayetano with 40.3 percent, and former Vice-President Noli de Castro with 34.8 percent.

Sharing 5th to 12th places were San Juan City Representative Joseph Victor Ejercito (30.4%), Senator Gregorio Honasan (29.6%), Cagayan Representative Juan Ponce “Jackie” Enrile, Jr. (29.5%), Senator Aquilino Martin Pimentel III (29.4%) and Justice Secretary Leila M. de Lima (29.4%).

Other probable winners were also Senator Antonio F. Trillanes IV (28.7%), former Senator Juan Miguel F. Zubiri (26.9%), Aurora Province Representative Juan Edgardo M. Angara (24.3%), former Senator Ana “Jamby” Madrigal (24.0%) and former Senator Richard J. Gordon (22.1%)

The survey also included other personalities like Roxas’ wife and broadcast journalist, Korina Sanchez with 20.7 percent, popular television host Willie Revillame with 18.8 percent, former Defense Secretary Gilberto Teodoro with 18.1 percent, Customs Commissioner Rufino Biazon with 17.3 percent, and actor Richard Gomez with 9.2 percent, among others.

“Less than one in ten Filipinos (5.2%) does not have/refuses to name any preferred candidate for the May 2013 senatorial elections,” Pulse Asia said in a statement.

The polling firm said the survey has a ± 3 percent error margin at the 95% confidence level while the “sub-national estimates” for each of the geographic areas covered has a ± 6 percent error margin, also at 95% confidence level.

The survey was conducted at the height of the Supreme Court’s issuance of a temporary restraining order on the watch list order against former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

It was de Lima, who placed Arroyo under the government’s watch list order in connection with the electoral sabotage case filed against the former president.


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Tags: 2013 senatorial elections , Loren Legarda , Mar Roxas , Pulse Asia survey , Senator Francis Escudero


  • Anonymous

    Sec. de Lima for senator.
     

  • Anonymous

    Nakaka-high blood ang resulta ng survey sa pagkasenador!

    Pass the ANTI-DYNASTY LAW now!

    • Anonymous

      oo nga tanginang jackie enrile pumapasok pa? talaga naman ang pinoy oo

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_G7X5DO3WNUK4ORHZCFW4IAYS24 Lloyd

    GILBERT TEODORO FOR SENATOR

    • Anonymous

      Palagay ko BiGo si GiBo..

      • Anonymous

        e talo pa nga siya ni willing willie e or the surprsing thing is that di pa nag namber 1 si willie he he

  • Anonymous

    lol pag may nagsabi sayo na sayang ang isang boto mo kahit alam mong matatalo din, wag ka ng maniwala pramis…

    kung feel mo walang kwenta bumoto, wag ka ng bumoto, di mo pagsisisihan, walang pang mawawala…

  • Anonymous

    “The polling firm provided 12 names to the respondent.”
    Why submit a shortlist of 50 names to pick from?  By giving only 12 names Pulse Asia is giving favour to these 12 persons.  Really irresponsible… at least put 25 names!

  • Anonymous

    Sen. Chiz Escudero tops Pulse Asia’s senatorial survey for 2013 midterm elections. Congratulations Chiz, cute mo talaga…..

  • Anonymous

    Sec. Mar Roxas hasn’t doing anything as a cabinet official. He should be in the bottom three
    of that Pulse Asia’s senatorial survey.

  • Anonymous

    Sa senatorial race lang talagang puwedeng manalo si Mar…pero sa president or vice president
    positions…wala talaga…malabong-malabo manalo..

  • Anonymous

    Chiz is the top choice in the Senate race survey…second…Loren Legarda…third…Secretary
    Mar Roxas….give Mar a big round of booooooooooo!

  • Anonymous

    There are rumors nga that Mar Roxas wants to run sa Congressman in Capiz and become Speaker of the House…Naku pwede ba, itigil niya lang kabaliwan niya.

  • Anonymous

    Biruin mo…patulog-tulog lang sa pansitan si Mar Roxas, nasa Top3 pa ng senatorial
    survey…Kalokohan na yan!

  • Anonymous

    It’s the first time Chiz Escudero topped a senatorial survey. Well, it only means Chiz is still the most loved politicians today…Tsup tsup mwah, mwah. Hehehe.

  • Anonymous

    I’m just wondering why Sec. Mar Roxas is in the top three of Pulse Asia senatorial survey. He’s not popular anyway.

  • Anonymous

    Pakisabi nga kay Mar Roxas ang kupad kupad nya! Nakailang balik nako sa NAIA ganun pa din kabaho,kadumi,at kabastos at kurakot ng mga empleyado!

  • Anonymous

    Kaya di maasikaso ni Mar Roxas ang renovation ng NAIA e pano inuuna kumpletuhin ang senatorial slate ng Liberal Party! Anak ng!

  • Anonymous

    Binay’s PDP-Laban is open for possible coaltion with other political parties…but not with Mar
    Roxas’ Liberal Party group. “Eh ano naman ngayon” Mar says.

  • Anonymous

    If ever Mar Roxas will win a senatorial seat in 2013, I’m sure will take the seat of the Senate
    President Juan Ponce Enrile. Ganya siya ka-ambisyoso…

  • Anonymous

    Nasigawan daw si Mar Roxas sa isang cabinet meeting dahil sa mabagal na implementasyon ng PPP projects sa DOTC. Mas inaatupag kasi ang senatorial ambitions sa 2013.

  • Anonymous

    Ang dating Mr. Palengke, Mr. Kickback na ngayon? haha! Malamang magaling yan sa math, ikaw ba naman magcompute ng billiong kickbacks!

  • Anonymous

    Ano ba inaatupag ni Mar Roxas at ang bagal bagal umusad ng mga proyekto nya lalo sa NAIA! Dito sa middle east pinagtsitsimisan sya haha



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