Manila Bulletin : Bongbong, Sara lead Manila Bulletin-Tangere presidential-vice presidential pre-electoral survey

15 February 2022

By Manila Bulletin

Former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio were the top presidential and vice-presidential preferences for the May 2022 elections, according to the Manila Bulletin-Tangere survey conducted from 6 p.m., Feb 10, to 12 p.m., Feb 11.

Marcos was the top bet for president with 51.83 percent of voter preference.

In far second and third were Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso with 23.5 percent and Vice President Leni Robredo with 14.71 percent.

In the fourth and fifth spots were Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson with 5.38 percent and Senator Manny Pacquiao with 3.17 percent.

Other presidential candidates received less than 1 percent of the voter preference.

Labor rights activits Leody De Guzman got 0.38 percent, while former Defense Secretary Norberto Gonzales and former presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella received 0.04 percent each.

Meanwhile, 0.96 percent of the respondents did not name their candidate or named others not on the list.

Sara top VP candidate

Marcos’ running mate Duterte-Carpio topped the Manila Bulletin-Tangere vice presidential survey with 53.63 percent.

Coming in second was Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III with 19.5 percent, while in the third spot was Dr. Willie Ong with 15.42 percent.

In the fourth spot was Senator Francis Pangilinan with 7.96 percent, while Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza clinched the fifth spot with 1.25 percent.

Sulong Katutubo International Foundation Inc. founder Princess Sunshine Amirah Magdangal received 0.21 percent of the voter preference, while Katipunan ng Demokratikong Pilipino (KDP) candidate Bienvenido Lorque got 0.13 percent.

Meanwhile, 1.92 percent did not give an answer or named others not on the list.

Isko top second-choice presidential candidate

During the same survey period, the respondents were asked to name their second-choice candidate if their first-choice candidate would not run in the 2022 elections.

For the president, Domagoso topped the list with 43.17 percent of voter preference.

Marcos was in second place with 16.33 percent, while in third place was Lacson with 11.58 percent.

In the fourth and fifth spots were Pacquiao and Robredo with 8.33 percent and 6.54 percent, respectively.

KDP founding chair Butch Valdes got 2.17 percent, Gonzales received 0.50 percent, while De Guzman had 0.25 percent of the voter preference.

Meanwhile, 11.13 percent of the respondents did not give an answer.

Sotto named as top second-choice VP candidate

At least 30 percent of respondents named Sotto as their second-choice for vice president if their first choice would not run in the coming elections.

Ong came in second with 27.67 percent, followed by Duterte at third spot with 18.58 percent.

In the fourth and fifth spots were Pangilinan and Atienza with 6.54 percent and 5.08 percent of the voter preference, respectively.

Magdangal got 0.79 percent, while Lorque received 0.25 percent.

Meanwhile, 10.71 percent of the respondents did not give an answer.

The Manila Bulletin-Tanger survey was conducted through a mobile application and had 2,400 respondents.