Pulse: Sotto, Lacson remain top Senate bets

Patricia Lourdes Viray (Philstar.com) - December 16, 2015 - 12:27am

MANILA, Philippines - Sen. Vicente "Tito" Sotto III and former Sen. Panfilo "Ping" Lacson remain the top bets for the senatorial race in 2016, according to the latest Pulse Asia survey released on Tuesday.

Sotto scored 72.6 percent while Lacson scored 65.3 percent. The two senators also topped the September survey of Pulse Asia.

Sen. Ralph Recto ranked third with 62.9 percent followed by former Sen. Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan with 58 percent.

Completing the list of probable winners in the senatorial race are the following:

  • Senate President Franklin Drilon (57.5 percent)
  • former Sen. Juan Miguel "Migz" Zubiri (57.5 percent)
  • Sen. Sergio Osmeña III (52.1 percent)
  • Boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao (50.2 percent)
  • Philippine Red Cross Chair Richard Gordon (49.7 percent)
  • Sen. Teofisto "TG" Guingona III (44.8 percent)
  • former Justice Secretary Leila de Lima (37.9 percent)
  • former Akbayan party-list Rep. Risa Hontiveros-Baraquel (36.5 percent)
  • Manila Vice Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso (30.4 percent)
  • Former Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) ChairFrancis Tolentino (23.4 percent)
  • TV host Edu Manzano (22.2 percent)
  • Valenzuela Rep. Sherwin Gatchalian (22 percent)
  • former Pampanga Gov. Mark Lapid (20.4 percent)
  • former TESDA chief Joel Villanueva (19.7 percent)
  • actress and Parañaque Councilor Alma Moreno (15.4 percent)
  • Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez (14.6 percent)

The survey was conducted among 1,200 respondents nationwide from November 8 to 15. The respondents were asked who among the senatorial bets would they vote for if the elections were held during the day of the survey.

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