The leading presidential aspirant, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte is humbled by the most recent outcomes of the Pulse Asia Survey demonstrating the social medias favored candidate having a 12-point lead above his closest opponent Senator Grace Poe less than a 30 days prior to the eagerly anticipated May 2016 national elections.
Mayor Rody Duterte‘s camp via Peter Lavia, spokesman for the Davao City mayor, said in a text message that “(T)he continuing rise of Duterte in the surveys (came) in spite of all garbage thrown on him,” Peter Lavia stated.
The Pulse Asia presidential preferred survey was carried out from April 12 to 17, 2016 and based on the outcomes of the survey Mayor Rody Duterte received 34 percent of the participants stating that they would vote for him, the outcomes was up two points compared to the April 5-10 survey while previous survey front-runner Senator Grace Poe acquired 22 percent and that was lowered by 3 points in comparison to the earlier survey performed by Pulse Asia.
Vice President Jejomar “Jojo” Binay on his part decreased a point to 19 percentage points while the Liberal Party’s standard-bearer Mar Roxas was steady at 18 percent, the last however, not the least presidential candidate, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago only received two percent and that is up by a point compared to the previous survey.
Based on Pulse Asia in the most recent presidential preference survey, they surveyed a total of 4,000 participants across the country and also used a margin of error of plus-or-minus 1.5 percentage points.
Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, the standard-bearer of PDP-Laban, the political party which helped bring the former President Cory Aquino to Malacanang ruled in the recent Pulse Asia survey as he was in front in all socioeconomic classes drawing near half of the voters of the upper as well as middle classes. In Mindanao, Mayor Duterte’s bailiwick, he got nearly insurmountable lead up against the other presidential hopefuls.
The Davao City Mayor’s spokesman, Peter Lavia said “Dutertes rise was proof that Filipinos across all classes were clamoring for genuine change,“.
“This 12-point advantage inspires us to work even harder to frustrate the last-ditch efforts by the trapos (traditional politicians) to stop the advance and victory of our people,” said Lavia.