Binay maintains lead; Poe, Roxas, Duterte in statistical tie—survey

/ 08:32 AM January 15, 2016

Vice President Jejomar Binay. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Vice President Jejomar Binay moved farther away from his closest rival Senator Grace Poe after the former garnered the lead in a recent poll survey as reported by a business daily.

According to report from Business World, the latest BusinessWorld-Social Weather Stations (BW-SWS) pre-election survey conducted from January 8 to 10 among 1,200 validated voters nationwide, Binay got the nod of 31% respondents, five points higher than 26% he got last December.


READ: Poe, Binay tied for lead in SWS poll

Meanwhile, Poe, Liberal Party (LP) standard-bearer Mar Roxas and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte were in a statistical tie. Poe was the choice of 24% respondents, a slight decrease from 26%. Roxas got 21%, down from 22% and Duterte remained at 20%.


In the vice presidential derby, Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero ranked first with 28%, down from 30%. Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos came in second and emerged with a six-point increase at 25%, from 19% previously. LP bet Camarines Sur Rep. Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo achieved the nod of 17% respondents, down from 19% last December and Senator Alan Peter Cayetano was the choice of 14% respondents, down from 17%.

Senator Vicente Sotto III was the top choice of respondents in the senatorial race at 56%, down from 59% previously. Former Senator Panfilo Lacson got 49%, up from 46% last December. Senator Ralph Recto achieved the nod of 46% respondents, 10-point decrease from 56% previously. Former Food Security Presidential Assistant Francis Pangilinan got 46%, down from December’s 56%. Senate President Franklin Drilon garnered 43%, Senator Sergio Osmeña at 42%, former Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri with 39%, Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao got 37%, former Justice Secretary Leila de Lima achieved 33% and former Senator Richard Gordon with 31%.

The said survey has a sampling error margins of ±3 points for national percentages. RAM

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