Support for presidential aspirant Ferdinand Marcos Jr. continues to grow, with the majority of both rich Filipinos and the masses backing his candidacy.
Results of OCTA Research’s pre-election poll conducted from December 7 to 12 showed Marcos sustaining his lead in the presidential race, with 54 percent of respondents choosing him as their preferred candidate.
Across socioeconomic classes, 63 percent of respondents from Class ABC said they would vote for Marcos if the elections were held during the survey period, Class D recorded 55 percent, while the Class E bracket registered 46 percent.
Vice President Leni Robredo ranked far second to Marcos with a 14 percent voter preference rating, followed by Manila Mayor Isko Moreno with 12 percent.
Trailing behind in fourth place is Senator Manny Pacquiao with 10 percent, while Senator Panfilo Lacson got five percent.
Former presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella and labor leader Leody De Guzman got less than one percent each.
At least five percent of the 1,200 respondents in the OCTA Research poll were undecided. The survey had a margin of error of plus/minus three percent.