MANILA, Philippines – Administration candidate Leni Robredo soared to number one among vice presidential candidates in TV5's Bilang Pilipino Mobile Survey conducted by Social Weather Stations (SWS) on April 14.
Robredo got a national score of 30%, a 5-percentage point jump over her score in the March 31 Bilang Pilipino SWS Mobile Survey.
Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr was second with 27%, up by 1-percentage point; while Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero was third with 25%, a 6-percentage point drop from his previous.
The other candidates' scores were unchanged: Senators Alan Peter Cayetano (13%), Antonio Trillanes IV (3%), and Gregorio "Gringo" Honasan II (1%).
The survey results also showed that 2% of voters were still undecided on their vice presidential candidate, and that 61% would not change their mind on their vice presidential candidate.
Among geographical locations, Marcos was the favored candidate in Metro Manila with 38%, followed by Escudero (23%), Robredo (21%), Cayetano (14%), Trillanes (1%), and Honasan (1%).
In Balance Luzon, Robredo (31%), Escudero (30%), and Marcos (29%) were in the lead, followed by Cayetano (7%), Honasan (2%), and Trillanes (1%).
Robredo led candidates in the Visayas, with 36%, followed by Escudero (24%), Marcos (18%), Cayetano (15%), Trillanes (4%), and Honasan (1%).
In Mindanao, Robredo (27%), Marcos (25%), and Cayetano (21%) were in the lead, followed by Escudero (16%), Trillanes (8%) and Honasan.
Among the well-off Class ABC, Marcos led other candidates with 36% but Robredo was not far behind with 32%.
In Class D, Robredo got a score of 29%, Marcos with 27%, and Escudero with 26%.
Robredo was the favored candidate among the poorest Class E with 33%, followed by Escudero with 23%.
In the April 14 survey, 648 or 54% of the 1,200 "panel members" responded: 183 in Metro Manila, 149 in Balance Luzon, 169 in Visayas and 147 in Mindanao. This gives sampling error margins of ±4% for national percentages, ±7% in Metro Manila, and ±8% in Balance Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
The Bilang Pilipino SWS Mobile Survey uses a nationally representative sample of 1,200 validated voters – 300 each in Metro Manila, Balance of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.
These voters were invited, and agreed, to be members of a panel of respondents to receive and reply to a few survey questions each day using mobile phones provided to them for free by Starmobile.
The questions for the April 14 survey were jointly designed by TV5 Network and SWS. – Rappler.com