No reason to worry about survey results, UNA says

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Tiya Pusit dancing with Maceda on stage. KAREN BONCOCAN

PAMPANGA, Philippines — The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) has no reason to be worried about the latest election surveys showing government-backed candidates dominating the “Top 12″ slots for senator.

Former senator Ernesto Maceda said that private surveys indicated a split between Team PNoy and UNA.

This is in contrast with the Social Weather Stations and Pulse Asia surveys that showed Team PNoy candidates enjoying an 8-4, 9-3 advantage.

Maceda said that the results of the SWS surveys may not necessarily translate to the real standing of the senatorial candidates as “they only surveyed 20 provinces.”

“The surveys are not necessarily conclusive,” he added.

More Team PNoy candidates have been making it to the top 12 and LP bet Maria Ana Consuelo “Jamby” Madrigal has even said that UNA’s Harlem Shake and Gangnam Style dance gimmicks during their rallies were obviously not working.

At UNA’s sortie here on Saturday, Binay and former senators Ernesto Maceda and Juan Miguel Zubiri danced Gangnam Style on stage with their host comedienne Tiya Pusit.

Asked about how the poll results reflected on the capability of UNA to win in the May elections, campaign manager Navotas Representative Toby Tiangco, Nancy Binay, daughter of Vice President Jejomar Binay, expressed confidence.

“I believe in Congressman Tiangco’s strategy,” she said, adding that until the appointment of Valenzuela Mayor Sherwin Gatchalian as deputy campaign manager, Tiangco was alone in overseeing UNA’s campaign while the Liberal Party had more people working.

“Nag-iisa lang siya, ilan sila sa LP,” Binay said in defense of Tiangco.

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  • tadasolo

    The UNA is a collection of laughable individuals when taken together as a group is a nightmare of historic proportions suffocating in delusional splendor and as individuals are nothing but stupid lackeys devoid of characterand ideas and are simply in the mold of the delusional sultan, lacking in integrity and are followers of failed leaders like marcos, arroyo and estrada. Only FOOLS will vote for these comedic characters

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W7TPARCYJFCSA3PBQAM3MVZO3E kurakut

      alam na alam na hindi papasa ang UNA. tumatakbo lang ay dahil sayang din ang konting political contribution galing sa mga galit kay pnoy o liberal party.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/W6OYQAQ3YNWGE4SIRA4IIQ4Y3Y joshua

        ganun ka din Jamby wala ring kwenta ung pamimigay mo ng ipad talo ka parin

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/3AXROSN6LN5YP66EONOKGSSYFY Ngiping Dilaw

        Akala naman nila daang matuwid e totoo NA FAKE KAYO NG DAANG MATUWID. FAKE FAKE LIARS LIARS LIARS .

    • Mr Moonlight

      you got it right

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BLLMDTEDB63SB5UGTZNT2DEX6Q Willie

    ernesto maceda has lost his marbles. go play baccarat na lang at solaire. hahaha

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5UOZM4PWIDKO7G64HL3PPMXUTM Constantine

    UNA is always first in corruption, in womanizing, in election cheating, in stealing, etc. what else do you want?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/W6OYQAQ3YNWGE4SIRA4IIQ4Y3Y joshua

      LP is team na puro corrupt, walang paninindigan, balimbing at walang bayag. No to Team Malaysia Noted noted noted

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/3AXROSN6LN5YP66EONOKGSSYFY Ngiping Dilaw

      E ang daang matuwid nyo? FAKE FAKE NA DAANG MATUWID. NA FAKE ANG MGA TAO HEHEHE!

  • prince_janus

    Dahil kay Tiangco pupulutin ang mga kandidato ng UNA sa kangkongan. Tiangco, ubod ng sinungaling at di kapanipaniwala. Mga bobo lang ang maniniwala sa mga kandidato ng UNA! Pwe!

    • Alejandro Canda

      Its high time UNA must junk Tiangco if they ever hope of landing even one in the magic 12. Tiangco is a disaster for UNA, the longer UNA have Tiangco as spokesman, the surer that all of them will be thrown in the “kangkongan”.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/W6OYQAQ3YNWGE4SIRA4IIQ4Y3Y joshua

        parang si Baboy Drilon lang yan pupulitin sila sa babuyan islang nyan. No to Team Malaysia

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/3AXROSN6LN5YP66EONOKGSSYFY Ngiping Dilaw

      At bobo din ang boboto sa team PNOY AT SA FAKE NA DAANG MATUWID. FAKE FAKE NAPEKE ANG MGA TAO NG DAANG MATUWID. DAANG PAKANGKUNGAN!!!!

  • Dy Pailad

    After the elections Tiangco will say “We were cheated”.

  • maysayako

    harlem shake, gangnam style?!? bakit sayawan ba ang tingin ng una sa senado?!? ka-cheapan! UNA sa corruption, UNA sa nakawan, UNA sa kasinungalingan, UNA sa katangahan, UNA sa kabobohan, UNA sa talunan!

    • Alejandro Canda

      i have been in the U.S. during the presidential election of 2000 and have been watching always the television specially the campaign activities, and i have never seen any candidate dancing onstage to attract votes. Its only in the Philippines.

  • patrickinca

    Mga taga Navotas! Bakit ba ninyo binoto si Tiangco sa puwesto? Ang bobobo ninyo!

    • Bekok

      binili kasi boto nila…200 pesos kapalit ng maraming taon na paghihirap.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/W6OYQAQ3YNWGE4SIRA4IIQ4Y3Y joshua

      mas bobo ka kasi iboboto mo ung mga lider na walang paninindigan, corrupt at balimbing. No to Team Malaysia

      • patrickinca

        I’m sorry id1ot for i dont vote.. dont wanna waste time kung dadayain din nila ang boto. Pahiya ka kampon ng satanas na tauhan ng tatalong hari?

      • patrickinca

        tingnan mo 11 ang likes ko… ikaw wala hahahahaha Talo na ang mga amo mong taga UNA.. Mga magnanakaw kayong lahat at walang konsensya.

  • kokak

    Masyadong nakakainsulto ang ginagawa ng UNA na pagsayaw sayaw. Masyado nilang inander-estimate ang level ng pag-iisip ng electorate. Digital age na ngayon pero trapong trapo pa rin ang style ng kampanya ng UNA.

  • UrHONOR

    OK naman yong pagsayaw ni Maceda….mukha siyang GANGSTAH!

    ANAK ng ;P…hindi na ba kinilabutan ang mga naturingang PROFESSIONAL POLITICIANS ang magpakita ng kawalang-hiyaan nila sa publiko sa pamamagitan ng paggawa ng mga bagay na nakakawalang-respeto sa kanilang pagka-tao? Basta makakuha ng boto kahit na ano ay pakikita? KAHIT NA ANO gagawin para lamang makakuha ng BOTO. At kapag na-pwesto na ang mga yan… KAHIT NA ANO na DIN ang GAGAWIN para makabawi sa mga pinakawalan nilang pagod, hiya, at kwarta. Sa puntong ito lamang, HINDI dapat bigyan ng pagkakataon ang kahit na sino sa kanila sa susunod na halalan.

    Vote other alternatives like Ted Casiño and Jun Magsaysay.

    • Bekok

      No to UNA…and NO to Teddy Casino komunista.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/W6OYQAQ3YNWGE4SIRA4IIQ4Y3Y joshua

        No To Team Malaysia

  • Jaz Mina

    riveting! That’s what I like about Philippine elections. Nobody asks about boring questions like policies on jobs and employment. With the country close to full employment capacity what it needs is to vote for politicians that can entertain.love it

  • UrHONOR

    >>>No reason to worry about survey results, UNA says<<<

    THAT"S right….no reason to worry about the sirvey….tama din naman ang UNA. Dahil kahit na ano pa ang sabihin ng survey, TIYAK na TALO silang lahat!

  • http://www.yellowmythbusters.gov.ph/ Weder-Weder Lang

    01. Looking at the latest survey results of SWS and Pulse Asia, the public backlash against PNoy’s mishandling of the Sabah Standoff and PNoy’s disrespect for our history have not been factored in yet.

    Feb 15-17 period ==> Latest SWS survey coverage
    Feb 24-28 period ==> Latest Pulse Asia survey coverage
    Mar 02 – Present ==> Sabah Standoff death toll and public backlash against PNoy
    Mar 02, 2013 ==> PDI headline (inquirer,net/?page-one=page-one-march-2-2013)

    02. UNA should pursue the full COA report for 2012.

    In fact, even without the full COA report, UNA can expose the unliquidated and misused PDAFs of PNoy’s allies. It’s all in the website of Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (pcij,org). There’s a recent article on “Slabs of Pork and Bogus NGOs” which unequivocally indicts PNoy for increasing PDAF budget at an all time high. If PDAF breeds corruption, then PNoy is breeding unprecedented corruption for larding the legislature with unprecedented pork. Simply put, PNoy is the enabler of corruption because he gave corrupt people more pork and placed his corrupt friends or better known as KKK in government.

    LINK: pcij,org/blog/2013/03/01/of-slabs-of-pork-and-bogus-ngos

    03. The same PCIJ cited above also exposed the anomalies in the PDAFs of Franklin Drilon and Edong Angara as recent as 2012. By publicizing these anomalies even more, UNA can hurt LP’s credibility as the party of reform.

    • Alejandro Canda

      bakit ano bang ipagmayabang mo weder weder lang? yong mga taga UNA malinis ba sila? kung sabihin mong malinis isa ka palang bogok sa lahat ng pinagabogok. sabagay kung bayaran ka lang para mag post ng ganyan, maintidihan kita pero sa maniwala lang, at 100% sure ako na walang maniwala sa ‘yo.

      • http://www.yellowmythbusters.gov.ph/ Weder-Weder Lang

        Uy defensive siya. Care to argue with facts?

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/W6OYQAQ3YNWGE4SIRA4IIQ4Y3Y joshua

        mas bugok ka kasi kumakampi sa mga taga Team Malysia na Traydor

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/3AXROSN6LN5YP66EONOKGSSYFY Ngiping Dilaw

        Akala nila malinis lahat sa team PNOY. Na fake sila.

  • JosephNess

    read between the line again…you’ll know their real sentiment…

  • pipsirho

    Ang BOTANTENG FILIPINO ay MAPANURI, ALAM na ang MUKHA ng PLUNDER, CORRUPTION, POLITICAL DYNASTY!!!

  • Mr Moonlight

    Jun Magsaysay should be the number one on the list, for crying out loud

  • http://www.facebook.com/erick.labandia Erick Labandia

    SA 220 LANG SA BUONG PILIPINAS ANG UNA AY NO.1 SOLID SA MINDANAO?SOLID SA VUSAYAS?AT SOLID SA LUZON????ANONG SINASABI NG TEAM PINOY NGA 12-0 ANO YAN DAYA?????CGURO KABALIKTARAN DAHIL WALA NG MANIWALA SA TEAM PINOY DHIL WALA NA SI CORY AQUINO???NANALO LANG YAN DHIL SA MOTHER NYA?YAN NAMAN TALAGA ANG 220 AHHH????GO UNA GO HWAG KAYONG MAG PAPA APEKTO KAYO NG PANALO 9 ANG UNA SENATOR 3 ANG TEAM PINOY

  • http://www.facebook.com/erick.labandia Erick Labandia

    ANG SWS 9 ANG TEAM PINOY 3 ANG UNA?PERO SA PULSE ASIA SURVEY ANG UNA SENATORS AY 9 ANG TEAM PINOY AY 3 YAN ANG KATOTOHANAN MGA KABABAYAN ANG UNA AY NO.1. GO UNA GO?????

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3AXROSN6LN5YP66EONOKGSSYFY Ngiping Dilaw

    Magnanakaw daw ang UNA..Oo na! turo kayo ng turo. Yang Presidente nyo 60 billion a year angmpork barrel na di tinutuos ng COA. Hahaha habang panay ang paninira nyo sa UNA bilyon ang binibilang ng Presidente PNOY. Habang nagbibilang ng billion sabi ni.PNOY, sarap ng buhay away away sila ako bilyon ang binibilang.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3AXROSN6LN5YP66EONOKGSSYFY Ngiping Dilaw

    Ang tamis ng ngiti ni PNOY habang nagaaway away ang mga tao. Sige magaway away kayo basta ako eto bilyones ang binibilang ko! hahaha 60 billion ang pork barrel ni.Presidente. Wow! wow! E kami, barya! wow barya!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3AXROSN6LN5YP66EONOKGSSYFY Ngiping Dilaw

    Nilalangaw nga ang mga campaign rallies ng LP kitang kita kung sino gusto ng tao. Team PNOY? wala yan! ano ba nagawa ni PNOY sa bayan? Nakikinabang lang ay yung mga alipores nya .

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3AXROSN6LN5YP66EONOKGSSYFY Ngiping Dilaw

    Fake ang DAANG MATUWID fake fake fake! ANG TAMANG TAWAG AY DAANG PAKANGKUNGAN! hahahaha!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3AXROSN6LN5YP66EONOKGSSYFY Ngiping Dilaw

    Bobo daw ang mga botante pag bumoto sa UNA. BAKIT ano ba track record ni PNOY noong senador sya? kapantay sya nina Lito Lapid ah! Pero ibinotong Presidente! My goodness! kaya ayan naiwan na tayo ng mga neighboring countries natin. Wala talagang ganyan. Sino ba bumoto ke PNOY? Nasa kangkungan na tayo ngayon. Masarap naman ang kangkong.

  • JasonBieber

    Surveys aren’t conclusive and now thanks to the Comelec the elections may not be conclusive as well.

    The PCOS machines remains faulty and the Comelec has not done anything about it. The machines are not scanning the ballots properly and the elections are 2 months away. The only thing that PNoy has done to help the situation was try and appoint a shady individual with a poll fraud past to the Comelec.

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