According to the fifth and final BusinessWorld – Social Weather Stations (SWS) Pre-Election Survey conducted on May 1 and 2, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. continues to lead as presidential and vice presidential bets, respectively.
Duterte got 33 percent from 4,500 voter-respondents of the survey followed by Sen. Grace Poe, 2nd with 22 percent, while former Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II, 3rd with 20 percent, Vice President Jejomar Binar, 4th with 13 percent, and Miriam Defensor-Santiago, 5th with 2 percent. 4 percent were undecided from the total respondents.
For Vice Presidential race, Marcos lead with 29 percent, statistically tied with Camarines Sur Rep. Maria Leonor “Leni” Robredo with 28 percent. Sen. Chiz Escudero, 3rd with 15 percent, Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, 4th with 13 percent, Sen. Gregorio “Gringo” Honasan, 5th with 3 percent and Sen. Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV, 6th with 3 percent. 5 percent were undecided from the total respondents.
Senatorial bets have a statistical chance to reach so-called Magic 12 are as follows:
Senate President Franklin Drilon: 42%
Senate Majority Leader Vicente “Tito” Sotto III: 39%
Former Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan: 34%
Sarangani Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao: 34%
Former Akbayan Rep. Risa Hontiveros: 33%
Former Sen. Panfilo “Ping” Lacson, Sen. Sergio Osmeña, former TESDA Director-General Joel Villanueva: 31%
Former Sen. Richard Gordon and Sen. Ralph Recto: 30%
Former Sen. Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri and former Justice Secretary Leila de Lima: 29%
Valenzuela Rep. Sherwin Gatchalian: 27%
Four points below the 12th place are as follows:
Sen. Teofisto “TG” Guingona III: 23%
Former MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino: 22%
Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez: 21%
Manila Vice Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso: 20%
Former Pampanga Mayor Mark Lapid: 17%
Former Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla: 14%
Actor Edu Manzano: 13%
Makabayan Rep. Neri Colmenares: 11%
The said national results of the three races for president, vice president and senators are released as public service; where thsi SWS 2016 Pre-Election survey are not commissioned and done on SWS own initiative.