Poe leads, Binay gains in MBC poll


INDEPENDENT presidential candidate Sen. Grace Poe led the second wave of pre-election surveys conducted by the Manila Broadcasting Company (MBC) and its flagship station dzRH.

Poe’s running mate, Sen. Francis Escudero, also topped the survey but his score is two points lower than his rating in December.

Poe, who also topped the Pulse Asia pre-election presidential survey conducted in January, got 27 percent.

She was followed by Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, who garnered 26.4 percent, which is four points lower than his December ratings of 30.25 percent.

Vice President Jejomar Binay ranked third with 23.2 percent, five points higher than his previous rating of 18 percent, making him the biggest gainer among the presidential candidates.

Binay is trailed by Liberal Party (LP) standard-bearer Manuel Roxas 2nd, with 19 percent, while Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago was in the fifth place with 3.9 percent.

The dzRH survey called “Desisyon 2016” was conducted on February 13, 2016 with 7,572 respondents randomly selected in 300 barangay (villages).

In the vice presidential survey, Escudero got the highest score of 26.8 percent, closely followed by Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. who garnered at 25.1 percent. Roxas’s running mate Leni Robredo was a far third with 18.8 percent.

Senator Alan Peter Cayetano was fourth with 14.8 percent, followed by Sen. Antonio Trillanes 4th, 6.2 percent, and Sen. Gregorio Honasan, 5.5 percent.

Former senator Panfilo Lacson edged out Sen. Vicente Sotto 3rd to take the top spot in the senatorial race after getting 53 percent, two points higher than Sotto’s 51 percent.
Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri was third with 46.6 percent, followed by Sen. Ralph Recto, 43.4 percent and former Sen. Francis Pangilinan, 42.2 percent.

The other senatorial candidates who made it to the “Magic 12” were Sen. Franklin Drilon, (41.2 percent), former Justice Secretary Leila de Lima (38.1 percent), Rep. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao (37.1 percent), Sen. Sergio Osmena 3rd (33.6 percent), Sen. Richard Gordon (33.4 percent), Akbayan party-list Rep. Risa Hontiveros (31.3 percent) and Valenzuela City (Metro Manila) Rep. Sherwin Gatchalian (28.3 percent).

In the SWS survey, Binay took the top spot while Poe and Duterte tied for the second position.

The Pulse Asia survey, however, was led by Poe while Binay, Roxas and Duterte shared second place.


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  1. If you love your country, do not vote for Binay (PLUNDERER, GRAFT & CORRUPTION) Duterte (KILLER & WOMANIZER ANTI CATHOLIC)

    • Yes i love my country very much and malaki malasakit ko sa bayan natin like DUTERTe. Kaya sya yung iboboto ko kasi sya yung maraming magagawa and sya rin ang mkapag bigay ng matangal na nating ina asam na PAgbabago, hindi basta basta lang, yung c poe, binay at roxas. Please tama na yung plataporma ninyo paulit ulit lng, nakaka sawa na.
      Hindi killer, at anti catholic c duterte. Kahit siraan pa ninyo image nya, sya lng yung may napatunayan. we don’t need a president na nag papapogi lng, kahit magandang tingnan ang image, pang labas lng yun. sa loob mo makikita ang tunay na pagkatao nila, nag kukunwari lng…

  2. look at the numbers: Grace & Duterte losses 2 and 4 percentage points yet remain on top with Binay 3 percent away in 3rd place… tight race… Duterte needs a miracle to pull past grace & binay… grace has one waiting: a favorable SC decision on her DQ cases… Binay is sure to go back to the bottom once the yellow black props resumes throwing corrupation charges against him. Roxas is still looking for that magic wand that will put him in serious contention… on her third try, madam miriam has lost all her old glory…

    • watch this mga poe fanatics, pati nman rally may rehearsal pa, no doubt pati speech nya scripted.. para yatang niloloko lng ninyo yung taong bayan, pakitang tao lng,


      kai duterte yung mga tao ang kusang lumalapit. very very big difference…

  3. Natalia Salvacion on

    Sen. Grace Poe has my vote! Unlike other political candidates, she has Integrity, competence, and heart for the people. ‪#‎POE2016‬

    • hindi pwede puso puso lng, d then natin kailangan ung isang ojt na president. TO be a president should have experience yan ang kulang ni poe. D biro maging president. Di nga nya tinapos yung senator na post, ngayon president na nman, ambisyosa, at papagamit lng sa mga pulitiko.
      Experience cannot be bought, it should be earned.
      Sa 3, POe, BINAy, ROXAS. sino ba yung obvious na may napatunayan.
      c mayor local post lng pero daming accomplishment…. Duterte the only deserving candidate.