Quantcast
Latest Stories

UNA bets rise in latest SWS poll

By

FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines – Team PNoy candidates may have the upper hand in the latest Social Weather Stations [SWS] survey but the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) has all the reason to celebrate as its bet Nancy Binay shot up to the 3rd to 4th spot.

Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero, who is running under Team PNoy, on the other hand slid to the fifth place.

It was not the first time Escudero was pushed from second place but this time he was pushed out of the top three spots in the top 12.

The daughter of Vice President Jejomar Binay and fellow senatorial race neophyte former Las Piñas Representative Cynthia Villar gained 49 percent and rose to 3rd-4th place from their earlier 5th-7th spot.

Meanwhile, Senator Alan Peter Cayetano (52 percent) has once again secured the second spot, following Senator Loren Legarda [59 percent] who has kept a firm grip on first place.

Nine Team PNoy and three UNA bets made it to the Magic 12 in the survey conducted from April 13 to 15 with 1,800 respondents. The survey had a margin of error of +/-2 percent (+/-6 for Metro Manila, North/Central Luzon and Southern Luzon, +/-5 for Visayas, and +/-4 for Mindanao.)

The said survey was conducted in the wake of the controversial clash between Escudero and the parents of his girlfriend, actress Heart Evangelista.

Securing the top nine spots in the list – seven from the administration team and two opposition bets— were declared “safe” by the survey.

Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino IV, cousin of President Benigno Aquino III, went up by four spots and secured 6th place with 44 percent.

Both re-electionist Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III and San Juan Representative Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito Estrada shared the 7th-8th places with 43 percent each.

Pimentel used to be in the 5th-7th places but he dropped four points in the latest survey. Estrada’s score, meanwhile, dropped by five points.

Aurora Representative Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara [42 percent] took the ninth spot, three spots higher from his earlier 12th place in the previous survey conducted by the same polling firm.

Taking the 10th-11th places were former Movie and Television Review and Classification Board chief Grace Poe-Llamanzares and re-electionist Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, who had 39 percent each.

At the 12th-13th places are opposition candidates Cagayan Representative Juan Ponce “Jack” Enrile Jr. and re-electionist Senator Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan who both received 37 percent.

Enrile rose from 13th-14th place last month but Honasan slipped from his earlier 9th spot.

Former senators Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri and Ramon “Jun” Magsaysay Jr. shared the 14th-15th places.

Poe, Trillanes, Enrile, Honasan, Zubiri and Magsaysay were vying for the last three spots in the Magic 12, according to the SWS.


Follow Us

Follow us on Facebook Follow on Twitter Follow on Twitter


Recent Stories:

Complete stories on our Digital Edition newsstand for tablets, netbooks and mobile phones; 14-issue free trial. About to step out? Get breaking alerts on your mobile.phone. Text ON INQ BREAKING to 4467, for Globe, Smart and Sun subscribers in the Philippines.

Tags: Elections , Politics , surveys , SWS




Copyright © 2014, .
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94
Advertisement
  1. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  2. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  3. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  7. Passengers denied chance to escape sinking South Korea ferry
  8. South Korea president shouted down by distraught parents
  9. Two Popes who would be saints
  10. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  9. Massive infra spending set
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  5. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  6. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  7. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
Advertisement

News

  • Pakistan library named ‘bin Laden,’ as memory fades
  • US teacher fired over comment on black president
  • Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
  • Title of new Hillary Clinton book: ‘Hard Choices’
  • Filipinos, Dutch re-enact crucifixion of Christ
  • Sports

  • Nadal ousted by Ferrer in Monte Carlo quarters
  • Pacquiao shorts in Bradley fight sold for P1.7M in LA auction
  • Ryu pitches Dodgers past Giants
  • Alonso sets the pace in Chinese GP practice
  • Heat seek Three-peat but Spurs, Pacers top seeds
  • Lifestyle

  • Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • Entertainment

  • Myx TV premieres Asian American ‘docu-series’
  • A nutty finale for ‘Scandal,’ TV’s craziest show
  • EXO postpones release of mini album ‘Overdose’
  • ‘X-men’ filmmaker slams ‘fabricated’ sex attack claims
  • Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC
  • Business

  • US commerce secretary spells out economic facet of ‘pivot to Asia’
  • Italy sells luxury state cars on eBay
  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
  • Dollar up in Asia on US jobs data, Ukraine deal
  • Barbie doll has a problem
  • Technology

  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • Las Vegas ‘Pinoy Pride’ fest hails Filipino heritage
  • Marking Jesus’ journey on Good Friday
  • Filipina accomplice arrested for fake bills in Malaysia
  • DoH denies Filipino nurse no longer positive for MERS virus
  • WHO warns vs spread of MERS-Cov, urges vigilance in taking precautions
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement