THE camp of Senator Grace Poe expects a 10 percent to 15 percent increase in her ratings once the Supreme Court junks the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) two rulings disqualifying her.
Partido Galing at Puso (PGP) vice presidential candidate Francis “Chiz” Escudero said they see an increase in terms of base support as well as improvement in trust and confidence all over the country.
Vice President Jejomar Binay led the survey conducted last month by the Social Weather Stations (SWS), while Poe landed in the second position.
Pulse Asia on the other hand has Poe leading the pre-election presidential survey, while Binay ranked second.
“There will definitely be an improvement the moment the case is cleared because if we will scrutinize the surveys, her numbers went down because there’s apparently a misconception that she had been disqualified already due to the decision by the Comelec,” Escudero explained.
Among all the presidential bets, Escudero said only Poe has what he called an “upside bounce back” which will happen once the SC rules in her favor.
He said unlike her rivals who are facing more serious issues on corruption, incompetence, and abuse, the biggest issue Poe is facing that somehow affected public perception on her candidacy is her citizenship.