MANILA – Despite a five-percent point decrease in his rating, Vice President Jejomar Binay still remains the top presidential candidate for 2016, according to a latest survey of Pulse Asia.
Conducted from Nov. 14 to 20, the survey revealed that Binay’s rating dipped to 26 percent from 31 percent in September.
Surging to the second place following Binay is Sen. Grace Poe with an 8 percent ratings increase from 10 percent to 18 percent in the recent survey.
Poe is followed by Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago increasing one percent from last survey results’ 11 percent to 12 percent.
Meanwhile, former President and now Manila City Mayor Joseph Estrada remains at the fourth place with 10 percent, followed by Sen. Francis Escudero with seven percent on the fifth slot and Interior Secretary Mar Roxas with six percent on the sixth slot.
Roxas’ ratings dipped from 13 percent in September.
Also among the top ten list are Sen. Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. with four percent on the seventh place; followed by Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano on the eight place with three percent.
Former Sen. and Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery Panfilo Lacson and Senate President Franklin Drilon, meanwhile, shares the same rank both having two percent of the votes.
Sen. Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. ranked seventh with four percent (the same as in September); followed by Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano with three percent (from one percent); former senator and Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery Panfilo Lacson, two percent (from one percent); and Senate President Franklin Drilon, two percent (from one percent).