76% of Filipino voters aware of party-list system, survey says | Inquirer News

76% of Filipino voters aware of party-list system, survey says

By: - Reporter / @ConsINQ
/ 07:16 PM May 03, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Seventy-six percent of registered voters said they are aware of the party-list system as the May 13 midterm elections approach, a recent survey of Pulse Asia showed.

 76% of Filipino voters are aware of party-list system - PulseAsia

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Survey results indicated that 76 percent of Filipinos surveyed from April 10 to 14 have “heard, read, or watched something about the party-list system.”

Pulse Asia said the highest awareness levels were reported in Metro Manila (82 percent) and Luzon (88 percent).

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In the Visayas, only 57 percent of registered voters said they were aware of the system.

Meanwhile, the survey also showed that 13 out of 134 party-list groups will likely win seats in the House of Representatives if the elections were conducted during the survey period.

The Pulse Asia survey said that the following party-list groups will secure one seat in the House of Representatives:

Bayan Muna  – 7.94 percent

Ako Bicol Party – 6.65 percent

Magsasaka – 5.32 percent

Anti-Crime Cooperatives – 4.11 percent

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Agricultural Sector Alliance of the Philippines – 3.35 percent

Citizens’ Battle Against Corruption-  3.12 percent

Coalition of Association of Senior Citizens in the Philippines, Inc. – 2.92 percent

Anak Mindanao – 2.83 percent

Probinsyano Ako – 2.64 percent

Ang National Coalition of Indigenous Peoples Action Na! Inc. – 2.44 percent

Alyansa ng mga Mamamayang Probinsiyano – 2.24 percent

Cooperative NATCCP Network – 2.07 percent

Pulse Asia added that four party-list groups could each obtain three seats in the lower chamber – Bayan Muna, Ako Bicol Political Party (Ako Bicol), Magkakasama sa Sakahan (Magsasaka), and Anti-Crime and Terrorism Community Involvement and Support, Inc. (ACT-CIS). /gsg

The survey conducted interviews with 1,800 voters aged 18 years old and above nationwide with +/- 2.3% error margin at the 95% confidence level. / gsg

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