MANILA, Philippines – Davao City Mayor Sara Dutertehas consistently emerged among conceivable 2022 official presidential candidates yet saw a critical drop in voter preference as indicated by another Pulse Asia study.
The Pulse Asia survey was conducted from September 6 to 11 showed Sarah Duterte receiving a preference score of 20% of those who expressed their support which is also still the highest among the presidential candidate.
Sarah earned most of the support in Mindanao with 47% of the respondents, followed by the Visayas with, 23% of the respondents, 12% of the respondents voted Sarah in Metro Manila, and 8% in Balance Luzon.
Meanwhile, she also earned most of the votes in Class ABC with 16%, Class D with 20%, and Class E with 25%.
“With 20% of Filipino adults expressing support for a probable presidential bid by Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, she emerges as the leading presidentiable as of September 2021; four (4) possible presidential bets share the top spot in terms of second-choice voter preferences,” Pulse Asia said in a statement.
The error of margins set by Pulse Asia was ± 2% and reported a 95% confidence level, this means it was statistically significant.
In terms of Filipinos’ presidential preference in the upcoming elections, Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, the former senator with 15% voting preference, is still the second-highest in the presidential candidate. Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso with 13% voting preference, and Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao with 12 percent voting preference was the next highest in the survey.
Meanwhile, Senator Grace Poe earned a voting preference of 9%, Vice President Leni Robledo received 8% voting preference, Senator Panfilo Lacson with 6% voting preference, and Taguig City-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano earned 4% voting preference.
The remaining 7% of Filipino adults are undecided about who to vote for as president and have declined to nominate a candidate, or are not inclined to support anyone for the position.
Vicente Sotto is the top choice for Vice President
Senate President Vicente Sotto III topped in the vice-presidential bet with 25% voting preference. He earned most of the votes from the locations of NCR with 30% voting preference, Balance Luzon with 29%, and Visayas with 27%. In Class E, Sotto earned 26% voting preference, followed by Class D with 25%, and Class ABC with 20%.
Second positions were shared by President Rodrigo Duterte with 14% voting preference, followed by Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno with 12%, Bongbong Marcos who earned 12% voting preference, and Manny Pacquiao with only 7% voting preference.
The remaining 5% of Filipino adults are undecided about who to vote for as vice president and have declined to nominate a candidate, or are not inclined to support anyone for the position.
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