Sen. Grace Poe topped the Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey not just once but twice in results released less than a week apart.
Poe, who is reportedly being wooed to run for a higher position in the administration-backed Liberal Party (LP), last week edged out presumptive opposition standard-bearer Vice President Jejomar Binay from the top spot of the presidential preference surveys conducted by SWS and Pulse Asia.
The SWS said on Wednesday the first-time senator also emerged as the top pick for Vice President in a survey of 1,200 respondents conducted from June 5 to 8.
Poe notched 21 percent in the latest survey, which was below the 26 percent rating she got last March.
Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas 2nd, the presumptive standard -bearer of the LP, ranked 2nd with 12 percent while Sen. Francis Escudero and Binay notched 7 percent each.
Getting 3 percent each were deposed president and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte and former senator Panfilo Lacson.
The were followed by Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago (2 percent), Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano (2 percent), Sen. Loren Legarda (1.4 percent), Sen. Antonio Trillanes 4th (1.1 percent), Batangas Gov. Vilma Santos-Recto (1 percent), Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. (1 percent), Manila Vice Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso (0.7 percent), detained Sen. Ramon Bong Revilla Jr. (0.7 percent) and boxer Emmanuel Pacquiao (0.5 percent).
Eight percent of respondents did not make any choice for Vice President while 22 percent said they are still undecided.