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The tandem of presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and vice presidential bet Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio topped the latest surveys conducted by independent group OCTA Research.
Marcos Jr. in the February 2022 “Tugon ng Masa 2022 Elections: Presidential and Vice Presidential Preference” survey got 55 percent votes from respondents across the country.
In the far second is Vice President Maria Leonor "Leni" Robredo with 15 percent, followed by Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso with 11 percent. Senator Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao received 10 percent of the votes, and Senator Panfilo "Ping" Lacson got 3 percent.
On the other hand, Mayor Duterte led the vice presidential preference survey, getting the votes of 43 percent of the respondents. VP bet Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto trailed her with 33 percent of votes nationwide. Meanwhile, Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan got 10 percent, Dr. Willie Ong got 7 percent, and Cong. Lito Atienza got 1 percent.
If the senatorial elections happened in February, the following candidates would have won the race: Antique Representative Loren Legarda with 66 percent, broadcaster Raffy Tulfo with 63 percent, Taguig Representative Alan Peter Cayetano with 61 percent, Senator Juan Miguel "Migz" Zubiri with 60 percent, Sorsogon Governor Francis "Chiz" Escudero with 59 percent, and former Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar with 56 percent.
The survey asked 1,200 respondents from Feb. 12 to Feb. 17, 2022.
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