LP survey made Binay’s day


A survey commissioned by the Liberal Party (LP) purportedly showing its standard-bearer, Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas 2nd, on top gave Vice President Jejomar Binay a boost–and a comic relief.

“He [Roxas] made by day. Nagpapalakas-loob na lang iyon [He’s just trying to encourage himself],” Binay said.

The Vice President, who earlier declared that he is running for President under the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) in next year’s polls, led pre-election surveys by the Social Weather Stations and Pulse Asia until he was overtaken by Sen. Grace Poe this year.

Roxas, who lost to Binay in the 2010 elections, is trailing behind in the surveys except in the LP-commissioned survey, which showed him getting a 53-percent rating against Binay’s 37 percent.

The remaining 10 percent of the respondents were undecided.

The LP survey was reportedly conducted nationwide with 1,200 respondents by a professional polling firm in the week following President Benigno Aquino 3rd’s endorsement of Roxas as his “anointed” one.

Caloocan City (Metro Manila) Rep. Edgar Erice, chairman of the LP political affairs committee, said the survey focused only on Roxas and Binay.

The administration party is reportedly still pursuing Poe to become Roxas’ running mate.
The internal survey, according to Erice, was meant to help the LP craft a campaign strategy for the 2016 elections.

Senate President Franklin Drilon also on Thursday defended the survey results, saying they are not out to fool themselves.

“If you’re saying that we rigged the results, it’s just like we’re fooling ourselves, we’re acting like fools,” he told reporters in Filipino.

“The LP paid for the survey. We are saying that yes, it was commissioned by the party. But it does not mean that we manipulated the results. Niloloko mo lang ang sarili mo. It’s a commissioned survey and this is what came out,” Drilon said.

Several lawmakers doubted the survey results and challenged the LP to reveal the professional pollster who conducted the survey.

“In the interest of greater transparency and full disclosure, all parties, including the LP, should name the survey firms from whom they source their data so that the public can make a more informed judgment on their claims. Otherwise, the findings should be dismissed outright as mere political spin and manipulation,” Alliance of Concerned Teachers party-list Rep. Antonio Tinio said.

Kabataan party-list Rep. Terry Ridon also called on the administration party to be more transparent.

“The LP should disclose all details related to the survey in order to subject it to public scrutiny,” Ridon said as Buhay Hayaang Yumabong party-list Jose Lito Atienza said the survey was just “unbelievable.”



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  1. hindi kailangan ng pilipino si mar roxas kahit bata pa siya. walang laman ang utak nya.. anong principyo nya.. ni hindi nya malutas ang problema sa LRT at MRT.. takot siya sa responsilidad. iyong lang mamasapano massacre.. parang hindi nya kayang sagutin at ipagtanggol ang abnormal nyang presidente. Mr. Roxas proves to himself he is NOTHING…. Do you remember what happened in Wack Wack golf club??

  2. Senate President Franklin Drilon also on Thursday defended the survey results

    How much does this parrot cost ?

    Could save a bunch of peso’s if we got rid of the senate and house of representatives.
    They only do what they are told by the President.
    They only say what the president wants them to.
    What good are they ? All they do is steal the tax payers money.

  3. Peter Gonzales on

    Of course from the very beginning the survey is rigged. Drilon and his party are masters of deception, arrogance and lies. Drilon is not only making a fool of himself but he wants to fool the people into believing his lies. Ang kapal ng mga mukha ng meimbro nang Liberal Party

  4. Real or not the survey by LP. Sen.Alan Peter will be the right man to be next President 2016 the rest are void.

  5. Tayong mga ordinaryong tao ang niloloko ng survey na to! Kung ang UNA ay may Toby Tianco tong LP ay may Edgar Erice. Puros hangin ba laman ng utak ng mga to?Yung SWS naman kamag anak ni Grace Poe yung Mahar Mangahas. So alam na naten paglabas ng survey ng SWS sino naman ang palalabasin nilang mananalo.

  6. They’re trying to condition the minds of the public to accept rigged election results come 2016. Please. A little respect. Not all of us are idiots.

  7. This is what I am saying that the results on this survey is ridiculous. How come Roxas defeated Binay in their moro-moro survey when in fact the two (2) credible surveys conducted by Pulse Asia and SWS showed that Roxas is trailing behind to Binay. They intend not to include Poe in this moro-moro survey since it will be a big insult to them if it showed that Poe will be leading against Roxas. Please remember, they kept convincing Poe to be the running mate of Roxas. HUWAG NYO GAWIN NAMAN MGA SIRA-ULO ANG MGA PILIPINO…KATULAD NYO…

    • Vice-President “Boodle” Binay knows he is ranking highest. This is what he knows will be shown by the results of the his favorigte survey done by Manila Standard.

    • two (2) credible surveys conducted by Pulse Asia and SWS

      Pulse Asia and SWS are not credible.

      Pulse Asia is known as “False Asia” while SWS is owned and operated by Grace Poe’s uncle, Mahar Mangahas

      All of the survey companies provide results the buyer wants.

      Who ever told you that Pulse Asia and SWS were credible ?

  8. Natural maski na iba ang mag survey hindi ang Liberal Party tataas ang pontos ni Mar Roxas. Sino ba sa mga Pinoy ang ayaw sa presidenteng matino, honesto, walang bahid na dumi aang pangalan, bata pa, mayroon prencipio sa buhay, mabait na tao at ang importante hindi magnanakaw nang pera nang taong bayan.Kong public official ka ang pinaka importante “HINDI KA MAGNANAKAW”. nAKALIMUTAN NA BA ANG PANAHON NI mARCOS PAANAY KAWATAN LALO NA SI mARCOS AT SI iMELDAANO ANG NANGYARI SA PILIPINAS.

  9. survey was just “unbelievable.”
    Yes it is unbelievable, what’s not hard to believe is Senate President Franklin Drilon also defended the survey results.

    Everyone knows these polls are paid for propaganda and the results will be whatever the buyers want. Drilon will always tow the party line even when everyone knows what he is saying is stupid.

  10. Among LP members 53% will vote for Roxas and 37% will vote for Binay! Roxas is really in trouble! He cannot even get 100% of LP members to vote for him!