Osmeña: VP race down to Marcos, Robredo

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 05:53 PM April 23, 2016

The race for the vice presidency might be down to just two, according to Sen. Sergio Osmeña III.


Osmeña on Saturday weighed in on the chances of the country’s vice presidential aspirants, saying the competition among the five candidates was tight.

“Very close,” Osmeña said at a forum in Quezon City. “It seems the surveys accurately reflect what the people are feeling in this time.”


Osmeña, however, thinks Sen. Ferdinand “BongBong” Marcos Jr. and Camarines Sur Rep. Ma. Leonor “Leni” Robredo will eventually be battling it out for the top spot.

“I think the race might just be between those two,” he said.

In the recent pre-election surveys, Marcos enjoys a solo lead while Robredo’s numbers continue to surge.

Still, Osmeña said the chances of erstwhile front-runner Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero should not be discounted.

“You cannot discount Chiz, kasi Chiz is only two points behind Leni. So talagang tie din sila for number two,” he said.

He also mentioned the rise in survey ratings of Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano.

“Alan Peter is catching up. Nakikita ko yung number niya na mabilis umakyat,” he said. RC


Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Bongbong Marcos, Elections 2016, Leni Robredo, Serge Osmena
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.