Aquino, Roxas still lead in President, VP race – MST Poll
Posted by akosistella on April 12, 2010
Front-runner and Liberal Party candidate Senator Benigno Aquino III saw a slight decline in his lead over his closest rival, Nacionalista Party standard bearer Senator Manuel Villar Jr., as administration bet Gilberto Teodoro Jr. picked up two percentage points in the latest Manila Standard poll.
The survey, conducted between April 4 and 6, asked 2,500 registered voters nationwide to cast their ballots for president, vice president and senator, said Pedro Laylo Jr., resident polsster at the Manila Standard. The survey had a margin of error of 2 percent.
Nationwide, Aquino received 37 percent of the vote, two points down from his showing in March, while Villar stayed steady at 26 percent.
Binay catches up w// Legarda for second spot
The Liberal Party’s Senator Manuel Roxas maintained a 15-pont lead in the vice presidential race in April, while Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay pulled within two points of second placer Senator Loren Legarda, the latest Manila Standard poll showed.
Nationwide, Roxas received 39 percent of the vote Legarda had 24 percent and Binay 22 percent, indicating a closer race for the second spot. Binay’s gains came at the expense of Legarda, who lost five points from March.
The survey, conducted between April 4 and 6, asked 2,500 registered voters nationwide to cast their ballots for president, vice president and senator, said Pedro Laylo Jr., resident pollster at the Manila Standard. The survey had a margin of error of 2 percent.
Former Metro Manila Development Authority Chairman Bayani Fernando and the administration candidate, Edu Manzano, had 3 percent each, and Perfecto Yasay Jr. had 1 percent. Some 7 percent of the respondents were undecided.
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