Binay humbled by his highest satisfaction rating


VICE President Jejomar Binay on Monday expressed elation after he  received his highest satisfaction rating since assuming office in 2010.

According to the results of the latest Social Weather Station (SWS) survey released yesterday, Binay’s latest net satisfaction rating of +76 (82 percent satisfied, 6 percent dissatisfied) is a 14-point jump from his previous +62 (79 percent satisfied, 9 percent dissatisfied) and ties Binay’s best rating from August 2012.

Reacting to the results of the SWS poll, Binay said he is humbled by the people’s approval of his work.

He also thanked President Benigno Aquino 3rd for allowing him to be part of the Cabinet as chair of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC), presidential adviser for OFW Concerns, and chair emeritus of the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT).

“I am grateful to the people for their support and to the President for his continued trust and confidence,” Binay said.

Meanwhile, former Senate President Enrile got a net satisfaction rating of +38 (56 percent satisfied, 18 percent dissatisfied) which is is up by 8 points from his net +30 in March 2013. The SWS said his ratings ranged from “good” to “very good” since June 2010.

House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte’s net satisfaction rating remained “moderate” at +16 (36 percent satisfied, 20 percent dissatisfied) while Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes  Sereno’s net satisfaction rating improved to a “moderate”+13 (33  percent satisfied, 20 percent dissatisfied).

The Social Weather Station Survey was conducted from June 28-30, 2013 using face-to-face interviews of 1,200 adults in Metro Manila, the Balance of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

It has a sampling error margins of ±-3 percent for national and ±6 for area percentages.

The SWS classifies net satisfaction scores of +70 and above as “excellent”; +50 to +69, “very good”; +30 to +49, “good”; +10 to +29, “moderate”; +9 to -9, “neutral”; -10 to -29, “poor”; -30 to -49, “bad”; -50 to -69, “very bad”; -70 and below, “execrable”.


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