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Re-electionists dominate The Center's senatorial survey

March 24, 2010 12:07am
Re-electionist senatorial bets have dominated the recent survey on senatorial aspirants by the political monitoring group Issues and Advocacy Center (The Center), according to a report in GMA News’ “24 Oras."

Sen. Ramon “Bong" Revilla Jr. topped the “Magic 12" list with 49 percent, followed by Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago with 47 percent and Senate Pro Tempore Jose “Jinggoy" Estrada, 45 percent.

Tied at the fourth and fifth place, meanwhile, were Sen. Pia Cayetano and former National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) chief Ralph Recto, who both got 44 percent.

Tied at the sixth and seventh place were former Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) chairman Vicente “Tito" Sotto III and Ilocos Norte Rep. Ferdinand “Bongbong" Marcos Jr. with 39 percent.

Sen. Lito Lapid, meanwhile, was tied with Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile at eighth and ninth place with 35 percent, while former Senate President Franklin Drilon was at 10th place with 33 percent.

Completing the list were former Sen. Serge Osmeña III at 11th place with 31 percent, and Bukidnon Rep. Teofisto “TG" Guingona III at 12th with 28 percent.

The survey was conducted from March 3 to 10 and involved 2,400 respondents, the report said. - KBK, GMANews.TV
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