Marcos biggest gainer among VP bets


Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. registered the biggest jump in ratings among the vice presidential candidates in the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey, gaining 6 percentage points to 25 percent from his December score of 19 percent.

Although Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero was the top choice of the respondents in the January 2016 survey, he shed 2 percentage points from his previous rating of 30 percent.
Now in second place, Marcos has overtaken Rep. Leni Robredo, who used to top the vice presidential surveys.

In the SWS survey, Robredo was a far third with a rating of 17 percent, 2 percentage points lower than her 19 percent in December.

Marcos on Friday expressed gratitude for the people’s continued support and confidence.

“The SWS survey results are encouraging. I am deeply grateful to our countrymen for their support and confidence that I am presenting a viable platform to truly uplift their lives and the capability to do it,” the senator said.

Marcos vowed to redouble his efforts to inform voters of his plans to help effect the change that every Filipino dreams of.

“It is January and the election is still in May. In Philippine politics four months is a very long time. So we have a long way to go,” he noted.

While the surveys provide an accurate picture of public sentiment at a given time, he said it should be taken in its proper context and utilized as a valuable guide in implementing campaign plans based on the factual situation on the ground.

Marcos was in Tacloban City on Thursday to greet his cousin, Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez, on his birthday.

He also took the opportunity to meet with the city’s barangay officials and report to them what he has done in the Senate for their cause, particularly the recent approval of his bill providing retirement benefits to barangay officials and workers.


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  1. We ensure BBM will win at the Vice Presidential election by a landslide when the camaign begins next month. He is the only candidates among the Vice Presidential aspirant who had a vision and clear plan for the Filipino people if he elected this coming election.
    this is the man we need to served our nation. God Bless Philippines

  2. madaling makalimot ang mga Pilipino. Para ma frescohan ang mga memoria nang taong bayan huwag kalimotan ang MARTIAL LAW. Kong iboto si Marcos buhay na naman si Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos salot nang Perlas nang Silangan. MGA PILIPINO HUWAG MAG KAKAMALI marami naman matinong pinoy BAKIT BA MAG PAPAHIRAP NA NAMAN TAYO. STUPIDITY.

  3. jeff jaramillo on

    This is it, my friends. The yellowistas are fading. Their real color is now evident–black