Cavite Gov. Remulla trends over deleted ‘informal’ online presidential poll: ‘My mistake’
MANILA, Philippines — Cavite Gov. Jonvic Remulla has been trending on social media after he launched an “informal” online presidential survey and then deleted it.
Screenshots of Remulla’s January 11 post – an informal survey on presidential bets Vice President Leni Robredo, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., and Senators Panfilo Lacson and Manny Pacquiao – made rounds on Twitter since Wednesday.
Netizens have pointed out that the post has been deleted after a particular aspirant appeared to be leading by a landslide in the informal poll.
According to Remulla, his team was “beta testing a new strategy on online polling” and wanted to compare their scientific survey with online results.
“Inadvertently, my assistant put it in public settings. It was my mistake,” Remulla said in a text message to INQUIRER.net on Thursday.
“My fault and I meant no harm,” he added.
Based on the screenshots, the informal online presidential survey has garnered more than 20,600 votes.
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