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Gordon tells voters, media: Just ignore surveys

Posted by akosistella on April 27, 2010


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MANILA, Philippines — Four days after suing survey firms for damages, presidential candidate Richard Gordon said the media should just “ignore” election survey results.

Sought for comment on Monday on a new survey showing rival Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III leading the race by a wide margin, consistent fifth-placer Gordon said: “The media should ignore these survey results.”

Last week, Gordon sued survey firms Social Weather Stations (SWS) and Pulse Asia for their “misleading surveys” and asked the Quezon City regional trial court for a temporary restraining order.

Via Inquirer.net

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Malacañang cool to Gordon anti-survey case

MALACAÑANG HAS declined to support Partido Bagumbayan presidential bet Senator Richard “Dick” J. Gordon’s position to stop the release of pre-election survey results but backed his call for voters to look beyond surveys in choosing the next leaders in the coming elections.

“We understand Senator Gordon’s concerns as to why he wants to stop the release of survey results. But we are not in the same position in this issue because for us, what is much more important is the freedom of speech and expression,” Deputy Presidential Spokesman Gary B. Olivar told Palace reporters yesterday.

“We are one with the senator in his calls for voters not to sacrifice their freedom to choose [the next leaders] just because the surveys tells them to vote for particular candidates. Let us not allow ourselves to be led blindly by the surveys.”

via BusinessWorld Online.

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