Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. currently is the leading Vice Presidential aspirant in the most recent Pulse Asia survey as Marcos edged out long time survey front runner Senator Chiz Escudero.
This is also the very first time that Senator Bongbong Marcos claimed and took control in the Vice Presidential survey returns. The Pulse Asia survey is commissioned by network giant ABS-CBN and also it was carried out from March 8 to 13, 2016.
The son of the Philippines longest-serving President, Senator Bongbong Marcos received 25 percent while his nearest opponent Senator Chiz Escudero received 24 percent. Pulse Asia mentioned that with ± 1.5 percent error border at 95 percent level of confidence, the two Senators are statistically tied for first place.
Senator Marcos’ score significantly increased by three points in comparison to his prior standing over the past Pulse Asia Survey, while Senator Chiz Escudero’s rating dropped by one percentage, when compared to earlier survey returns.
Congresswoman Leni Robredo, the Liberal Party’s Vice Presidential candidate was picked by the twenty percent of the participants, permitting Robredo to enjoy solo second place.
Davao Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s running mate Senator Alan Peter Cayetano received 13 percent, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV got 6 percent while Senator Gringo Honasan got 5 percent. According to the Pulse Asia results in regards to geographical area, Senator Bongbong Marcos leads in the National Capital Region with 35 percent and the remainder of Luzon he got 29 percent) Congresswoman Leni Robredo is the leading choice for the Visayan respondents where she got 34 percent and Senator Cayetano is the winner in Mindanao where he received 24 percent.