Grace Poe-Llamanzares up in SWS poll—spokesman




MANILA, Philippines—Grace Poe-Llamanzares’  decision to exclusively campaign with Team PNoy proved to be the right decision as she moved up in the latest Social Weather Station poll, a week after being junked by the opposition United Nationalist Alliance, a spokesperson for the administration coalition said on Tuesday.

Marikina Representative Miro Quimbo also sounded more confident of Team PNoy achieving a 12-0 sweep in the mid-term senatorial elections as nine of its candidates made it to the SWS Magic 12 in February.

“We are elated likewise with the clear trend the survey numbers in the last two months have been showing: A clear trend towards a Team PNoy victory in the 13 May elections,” Quimbo told the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

“While our candidates that were already in the magic 12 have maintained their ratings, those that have newly barged into the the magic 12, Grace Poe and Bam Aquino, are continuing to peak. The thee other candidates within striking distance are likewise peaking at the right time,” he added.

Poe-Llamanzares was a common candidate until the United Nationalist Alliance dropped her and consistent poll topnotchers Senators Loren Legarda and Francis Escudero from the opposition lineup last week.

UNA junked the three after they repeatedly failed to show up in UNA rallies while appearing in those of President Benigno Aquino III’s handpicked candidates.

“Grace Poe’s ratings just keep soaring. Her ratings only prove correct her decision to campaign exclusively with Team PNoy,” Quimbo said.

“She was able to jump from No. 13 in December 2012 to No. 5 today while only campaigning with Team PNoy. We anticipate her to keep improving her numbers over the next few weeks until the elections now that it has even become clearer that she is with Team Pnoy,” Quimbo added.

The latest SWS survey commissioned by Business World shows nine Team PNoy bets in the Top 12. They are Legarda (No. 1), Escudero (No. 2), Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano (No. 3), former Las Pinas Rep. Cynthia Villar (No. 4), Poe and Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III (tied for fifth and sixth), Sen. Antonio Trillanes (No. 8), Aquino (in a tie for ninth and 10th with San Juan Rep. JV Ejercito of UNA) and Aurora Rep. Sonny Angara (in a tie for the 11th and 12th places with former Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri).

The three UNA bets in the Top 12 are Nancy Binay at No. 7, Ejercito and Zubiri.

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  • tagatabas

    More hard work and LP will prevail, wag sayangin ang napasimulan ng paglilinis sa mga kawatan ng gobyerno. It will take sometime para makamit ang pangarap ang mahalaga ay may nagsimula.

  • Ding

    Yeheyyyyyyy…tatlong sipa na lang, gapang na ang mga kontrabida.

  • rolandtr

    With UNA’s Tatlong Hari…revisionist Enrile, convicted Erap, and all of a sudden very rich Bilionair Binay…How will UNA win against PNoy’s Daang Matuwid whose family of proven simple lifestyles is now added by a strong economic performance!

    • Darwin

      mahaba pa ang eleksiyon. marami pang puputok na iskandalo, NFA rice smuggling, the Atimonan massacre, the PCSO overpayment, the potential escalation of the Sabah crisis, the Spratly shoal problem, just you wait.

      • Observer_din

        yang mga sinasabi mo pumutok na eh, luma na yan, wala ba bago?

  • No_U_Turn

    Ibagsak si Nancy Binay tsimay at si JV Ejercito-Estrada na mukhang anak ng driver.

    • 12JEM

      Please continue your characterization of Nancy Binay. And she will stay up there in the Majic 12.

      • indiosbravos2002

        Agree. Tsimay, Fil-Am blacks and Aeta communities are rooting for her.

      • Observer_din

        marami na din bomoboto na Aetas?

      • Darwin

        whether criticized or praised, win or lose, people will remember Binay. come to 2016, the question would be Mar who? so the more she is put down and mentioned by noytards, the more it works for Binay. so keep it up noytards. free publicity and campaign for Jojo. heheheh.

  • Yobhtron


  • Jomjom

    Laglag na si Jackie! Pati na si Gringo!

    • puza65

      zubiri at jv pa next month laglag na rin yan…

    • Observer_din

      Sayang si Jackie, gusto pa naman nya marami silang pagkain.
      Si Gringo malamang maraming naitabing MOOE yan, bibili ng mga armas yan para mag coup ulit.

  • Joey

    Down with nancy Binay and JV Ejercito! Wag iboto!

  • pipsirho

    Nancy Binay  => GAGANDA ANG BUHAY nila labis labis!!!
    J.V. Ejercito => PARA SA MAHIRAP, tuloy kayong maghihirap!!!
    Migz Zubiri => MANDAYA PARA MAKINABANG sa senate pork barrel at MOOE!!!

  • kurakut


    • Observer_din

      si JV din kaya magkano din?

  • mabyrik

    The best news I heard in a week-to see Honasan and Jackie out of the magic 12. With still 2 months to go, JV and Nancy will also vanish.

    There should be no let up. Let us continue with our best efforts to inform the people that a vote for for UNA is a vote for impunity, corruption, murder and cheating.


    • butchred

       also jamby, bam aquino, pimentel, trillanes, hontiveros & cayetano!

    • puza65

      it’s time na malaman nila na matatalino na ang mga tao…

  • ApoLapullapu

    Even here on Discus it is obvious that the Administration machinery is busily at work.

    • Observer_din

      common, it only shows that more people believes in PNOY than those who dont. :)

      • ApoLapullapu

        Correct. Even when PNoy is wrong.  And that’s what’s wrong about it.

      • Observer_din

        and what’s wrong with PNOY?


    MALAKI ang palagay ko na magiging senator si Llamanzares ng SWS!

  • KonsensyaNgBayan

    While I fully support the LP bets, Let us support also Mayor Edward Hagedorn with his advocacies for environment. let us all stop any form of Mining and logging that destroy our environment and our Country.

    • Rizal

      My vote goes to Edward Hagedorn too. He did the country great honor by putting Puerto Princesa in the tourism map of the world. 

    • butchred

       korek ka jan brad kasama sa boto ko si mayor at pati na din si gordon!

      • Observer_din

        hagedorn check, GORDON X

  • Rizal

    I will campaign more actively for deserving candidates and will campaign aggressively against TRAPOS and cheats. I’d like to see Ejercito, Zubiri and Binay replaced by somebody competent, honest and honorable. Malinaw na kaya ng Pilipino ang matalinong pagboto. Paalam Lolong Enrile at Lolong Erap. About time to bury corruption this coming election. 

    • butchred

       brad isama mo na din na wag iboto si binay, bam aquino, trillanes, cayetano, hontiveros, pimentel, at enrile!

      • Observer_din

        si BAM ok naman credentials nya,saka fresh ideas ang maico-contribute nya, mas ok sya compared sa mga iba. definitely he should be given a chance to prove himself aside from being AQUINO.

  • adscity_info

    Grace Poe, Bam Aquino, Dick Gordon, yan pa lang ang naiisip kong iboto.

  • Patikotiko

    Mabuhay ka Grace!! Alam namin na ang namumutawi sa labi mo ay galing sa kaibuturan ng inyong puso….

  • pcosmachine



    • Darwin

      Team Patay is not LP. Mas marami ang Nationalista at NPC. I

  • oidkcin

    I liken the candidates of both parties & all the politicians past and present led by the abnoydski pwesident, to the ayatollahs & ruhollahs. They are the paragons of virtues, good-mannered, can never do wrong, pure as white, smooth as silk Sons And Daughters Of B…..Talagang walang kabigin, puro itulak, lahat panapon ‘ika nga.
    Impeach Aquino….& her brother.

    • 33Sambuang2

      teka nga muna lagi na lang ganyan comment mong gunggong ka. si aquino i impeach plus brother nya? ano ka ba utak ebak ka kasi

      • oidkcin

        ’cause it’s the truth. you may be gunggong & utak ebak but it’s the truth & it hurts, big time.
        Impeach Aquino….& her brother.

      • sepultorero

        Stop the name calling and stick to the issue at hand.

      • oidkcin

        but abnoydski pwesident is his name & the issue at hand & much as I hate calling him as such e yun ang truth & sometimes truth hurts, kaya tahan na.
        Impeach Aquino…..& her brother.

      • oidkcin

        abnoydski pwesident is his real name & the issue at hand  & much as I love este hate calling him as such e yun talaga ang alan niya, kaya tahan na.
        Impeach Aquino…..& her brother

  • rolandtr

    This trend is very good. But there is a zinger in the horizon. Maranatan case and the Atimonan ambush. The review seems to be taking very long. The same team who reviewed the Luneta Masacre are the same group doing this review now. Team PNoy will carry the brunt of voter’s frustration should the result of the review be the same as that of Luneta Masacre – white wash to protect some persons! Team Pnoy should be very vigilant over this zinger.

  • Albin

    Kadiri. Poe and Trilanes in the Senate is worst thing that could happen to the Philippines. Well, may be second only to Kris Aquino being declared a saint.

    • pubringjuandelacruz

      we can’t do nothing about it… choosing lesser evil is the least we could do. :(

    • pete_delacruz


      • Shalani

        gordon would be the best choice i think

      • Observer_din

        GORDON? sayang lang oras at pera ng bayan don, wala na yung dating GORDON, kinain na ng sistema ni GLORIA.

    • Observer_din

      bat di mo sabihin ang kandidato mo,tapos pagkumaparahin natin kung sino mas kadiri?

  • butchred


  • Jhonil

    for the country vote team pnoy 12-0!!

    • pete_delacruz

       GO ! GO! GO!  TEAM PINOY !!!!!

  • Jhonil

    team pnoy rules!filipino people rules!good governance rules for the country!!

  • Garibaldi_II

    Good work lady. Beat Ms Binay. In politics, you’ll meet lots of people but only few become your friends. Good friends come by happenstance. Please remember function is better than form. Time is restless; it never stops – campaign as if there’s no tomorrow, and never promise the people any thing you can’t keep. Never, never buy votes. Be spectacular like the reflection of a full moon on the ocean.

    • patawad

      Correct!  The daughter is just being used to gain national consciousness of the name in preparation for the presidential election.  Kapal muks naman talaga mga Binay.

  • virgoyap

    Down, down, down until all UNA candidates will be out…

  • Arvin

    GO GO team Pnoy…….good governance is equal to good economics…….Nobody will invest in the country if the people run the government is corrupt……

    Vote Straight….Team Pnoy……to sustain he growth

  • Fayha

    Go go. Grace Poe..ang galing talaga ni Sen. Osmena. sya kasi ang namamahala sa kampanya ni Grace Poe

  • elgeepee

    Let’s vote 12-0 for Team Pinoy. There’s a new hope for our country if the good governance of  the President is continued. May pag-asa pa tayo basta magtulong tulong. Vote straight Team Pinoy!

    • pete_delacruz

      YEESSSSSS !!!!

  • indiosbravos2002

    Junking those 3 candidtes just bolstered their success of winning. Thank you UNA!

  • jesslink

    Definitely I will not include Madrigal (wala ng pera kaya mangungurakot ulit) Villar (naubos na rin ang pera dahil ginamit ng asawa during presidential election 2010) and Magsaysay (matanda na ‘to bigyan natin pagkakataon mga bata) from my list…its my choice…

  • dequis

    o ano binay, nasa 7 ang anak mong mukhang katulong, padala ka na ng cheke halagang 70million sa opisina.

  • 26ponks


  • Sumintao

    Except for madrigal, I’m for team Pnoy… wala pang track record gano si Poe but at least di OA pag nagsasalita 

    • kulittwit

       Reconsider Madrigal. She was the first senator who fought head on juan ponce enrile. Madrigal exposed in the senate nerile’s connections with illegal logging in cagayan region.

  • puza65

    good malamang mawala pa ung 3 at makapasok si Jun Magsaysay….GO GO GO TEAM PNOY!!!!

  • indiosbravos2002

    Tiangco nakitang tulala. Nadepress sa SWS Survey results o high lang sa droga?

  • kulittwit

    Straight Team PNoy!!

    Next survey out na yang mandarayang si zubiri.

  • Jhune

    Gumanda ang rating mo madam, trabaho lang para kasali ka lagi sa dose, ano nga pala ang gagawin mo sa senado? Hiling ko lang bawas bawasan naman ang malalaswang panoorin sa mga live show sa TV, ang babata sa telesere may halikan..

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