Marcos top choice of Zamboangueños

CROWD DRAWER Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. addresses a huge crowd in Tupi, South Cotabato.

CROWD DRAWER Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. addresses a huge crowd in Tupi, South Cotabato.

Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is the preferred vice presidential bet of Zambangueños, according to a non-commissioned survey conducted by the Issues and Advocacies Center.

In the Pulso ng Pilipino survey held from March 4 to 6, 29 percent of the respondents said they will vote for Marcos, while 23 percent chose Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero. Rep. Leni Robredo was third with 19 percent, while Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano got 14 percent.

Senators Antonio Trillanes 4th and Gregorio Honasan got 7 percent and 5 percent, respectively.

Marcos was the top choice of voters whose ages ranged from 18 to 35, representing almost 40 percent of the respondents.

For the presidency, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte topped the survey at 31 percent, followed by Sen. Grace Poe at 22 percent, Vice President Jejomar Binay, 19 percent and Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago, four percent.

The survey covered five towns in the first district of Zamboanga del Sur–Aurora, Labangan, Molave, Sominot and Tukuran–and in Pagadian City.

In the second district, the towns covered were Dinas, Dumalinao, Guipos, San Miguel and San Pablo.

The respondents were registered voters aged 18 to 65.

The survey had a margin of error of 3.5 percent.

On Wednesday, Marcos brought his Unity Caravan to Mindanao.

His first stop was General Santos City, where he held a motorcade.

He met with local officials led by Mayor Ronnel Rivera and City Councilors Jeng Gacal and Brix Tan at the Barangay Hall of Lagao.

Marcos and his supporters then proceeded to Palomolok town hall where he was welcomed by Mayor Honey Lumayag Matti.

The senator also visited the Tupi Municipal Hall.

In Koronadal City, the capital of South Cotabato (Region 12), Marcos met with local officials before holding a news conference at the nearby FB Hotel and Convention Center.

The senator proceeded to Tantangan before attending a colorful indigenous welcome at T’boli town.

Marcos has slowly inched his way to the top of vice presidential surveys.

In an ABS-CBN commissioned survey conducted from February 16 to 27, 2016 among 5,200 respondents aged 18 years and above, Marcos retained his lead at 26 percent.

He is tied with Escudero who obtained the same rating but whose ranking dropped by three percentage points from his score in an earlier Pulse Asia survey.

They were followed by Robredo at 18 percent, Cayetano, 13 percent, Honasan, six percent and Trillanes, five percent.

Marcos said he is thankful for the support he has been getting and he remains focused on getting his message of national unity across the country.

“We are happy with the way things are going for us but our focus is really on the campaign and getting more people to hear what we have to say and our plans for the country.

Hopefully, more people will get to accept our message of national unity,” he told reporters.

“It is difficult to react in every survey. We will just continue our plans and strategy.

However, the surveys are good indications that the people are receptive to our message of unity,” Marcos said.


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  1. Simple basis why you vote for Bongbong. He’s a family man, a good husband and a father, a performer since elected in public office and well-loved in his home town, the solid north. Si Chiz, nananakit ng asawa na hiniwalayan niya. Not accepted by his new parents-in law from Heart. Lasengo pa at arongante and not accepted in his hometown of Sorsogon. Si Leni, wala lang, napilitan lang tumakbo dahil namatay ang asawa. Yun lang. Si Cayetano, putak ng putak para matakpan lang ang kanyang mga kapalpakan at corruption. His offense is his best defense. Trillanes and Honasan harmless no chance to win…..

  2. Marko Antonio on

    Ano ba pinaglalaban ni Grace Poe? – Gobyernong may puso? puso puso nalang ba labanan dito?
    Si BongBong, pwede pa eh, kasi unity. Pero kung mananatili tayo sa parehong sistema ng gobyerno na sirang-sira na, ano pa maidudulot ng mga kakaunting matatalino sa mga politiko kung sirang sira na yung papasukan nilang trabaho?
    Sa mga takot manalo si Duterte at Cayetano, hindi ba kayo nagsasawa sa nangyayare ngayon sa gobyerno? hindi ka pa ba sawa? dami ng matatalino at may pusong nagdaan sa mga lumipas na administrasyon. Pero ano? may nagbago ba???

  3. Aquinos,Lopezes,Salongas,Macapagals,Saguisas,Arroyos,Concepcions,Sins,Binays,Ramos,Ateneans,these are just some people and institutions who illegally orchastrated the downfall of FM . But look at them now , these monkeys are more rich and powerful. They want to own the Philippines and sell the Philippines to China. If they are really true Filipinos then they should not sell our sovereignty to chinese. They can not protect us from chinese soon invasion because they are also chinese or have majority chinese blood. These monkeys are the one who destroyed unity among Filipinos in favor of theur businesses and interests. These monkeys are the ones who told us wrong history during FM times.These monkeys are liars. ELITE MONKEYS YOUR TIME HAS COME AN END. REPENT NOW AND WE WILL FORGIVE YOU. Lets put back Marcos -BBM.

    • Henry Sy, Lucio Tan, Gokengwei, etc… the makers and builders of what is now the Philippines are pure Chinese, while the Cojuancos and Marcoses even the Romualdez’ not to mention Jose Rizal is part Chinese. It’s not us but the corrupt lawmakers and the Western puppeteers to blame. Don’t call us monkeys we look nothing like monkeys people spend money in the Philippines to have our skin. Let’s act like educated human beings. Marcos did very well in educating the Filipino people maybe we should all be more like him.

  4. Kaming mga makaMarcos ay silent majority, ang boses at kapakanan namin at binalewala sa loob ng 30 years at hindi kami nagaklas o nagtanim ng sama ng loob sa mga makadilaw. Pero sa ngayon ay dapat ng ibalik uli sa gobyerno ang mga Marcos at makaMarcos.Iboto po natin sila dahil sila talaga ang makapagbibigay ng kaginhawan sa mga masa at progresibong bansa.Let us face the fact and the truth that after Marcos left nothing good happened for the Filipinos and the Philippines. Yes democracy was restored but this is not tailored for the masses.Democracy is only for the ” Elite Dilaws”( we know who are these monkeys pretending to be makamasa).Let’s not put them back to rule us again. Lets elect BBM and POE. NO MORE DILAWS and makadilaws.

  5. Beregob Gobangco on

    Bicolano ako from sorsogon..matagal bilang congressman at senador si chiz, unfortunately WALA syang batas na ginawa para mapaganda ang sorsogon..sana gumawa sya ng hakbang maging tourist distination ang sorsogon dahil maraming tourist spot doon..MADAL-DAL lang sya at makata magsalita but non sense kapag puro salita wala namang gawa…i prepared Bong Bong Marcos dahil may totoong makasakit sila sa pilipinas..

  6. PNoy’s lashing of Bongbong is a great thing for Bongbong. The more you criticize him the better because People no longer trust nor believe Pnoy. GO Bong bong Go!

  7. Edsa revolution didn’t bring any prosperity, improvement in quality of life, increase in income and improved image of the Philippines in the eyes of the world. Both presidencies of mother and son Aquinos failed expectations; they weren’t corrupt but they weren’t competent either.

    Traffic congestion, mrt/lrt scandals, cronies’ corruption, butch abad, secrecy in mamasapano, chinese tourist bus massacre…they were just a few of PNoys judgment failures.

    In Bongbong, I see strength and determination. His wisdom and experience in executive position while in his early political career was outstanding. His unblemished record as a political figure is nothing but superb.

    Hope he wins!!!!

    • Ganie I agree with you. However there are misconception that mother and son are not corrupt. There are two sets of corrupt in the government. One is corruption in lifestyle and extravagance while the other is for power and bribery. Aquinos use public funds to maintain power in the government.

  8. Jose Hidalgo on

    No to Marcos.. Hinding hindi ako boboto ng lahi nila! Ayoko ng maulit pa ang nakaraan…

  9. Mr Laguatan and Sen Osmena are known critics of the Marcoses since day one.
    Some of the votes for Bongbong are coming from yellow haters who are not necessarily Marcos followers. I like Robredo but as one of 5 Bicolano candidates, she has no chance against the solid north.

  10. Anton Palomo on

    I believe in the Zamboanguenos. They know better than to vote for Marcos. #NoToMarcos #NeverForget #NeverAgain

    • Yes to Marcos. Totoong may malasakit sa bayan. NO to Aquino, traitor sa bayan, mahilig magbentang, pabaya at palpak.

  11. margie moran on

    Maaring oo sa Zamboanga, pero si Chiz Escudero na sa mga iba pang natitira na parte ng pilipinas!

  12. Natalia Salvacion on

    ano man ang lumabas sa survey si senator poe pa rin ang susuportahan ko kasi naniniwala ako sa kanyang adhikain para sa bansa.

  13. jeff jaramillo on

    It’s time for us to work hard for Bongbong Marcos, Jr. We need to have 10% ahead of Chiz.

    • Just check Jovito Salonga book in National Bookstore. Si Salonga ay kasamahan ni Ninoy sa LP na binomba sa Plaza Miranda. Binulgar ni Salonga na si Joma Sison ng CPP-NPA na kaalyado ni Ninoy ang nagpabomba sa Plaza Miranda. Kaya wala si Ninoy noong nangyari ang pambobomba. Binentang nila Ninoy ang pangyayari kay Marcos para siraan si Marcos at makakuha ng simpatya si Ninoy sa tao. Isa lang itong halimbawa at patotoo sa mga panloloko/bentang ng mga Aquino against Marcos.