Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and her father President Rodrigo Duterte have topped the presidential and vice presidential surveys conducted by OCTA Research in July.
OCTA's Tugon ng Masa National Survey conducted across the country from July 12 to 18 showed that 28% of adult Filipino respondents supported Sara's "probable presidential bid" in Eleksyon 2022.
Sara was followed by former senator Ferdinand "Bong Bong" Marcos Jr. with 13%, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno with 11%, and Senators Grace Poe and Manny Pacquiao with 10% each.
Others in presidential poll were Vice President Leni Robredo, Taguig-Pateros Representative Alan Peter Cayetano, and Senator Christopher "Bong" Go with 5%; Senate President Vicente Sotto III with 3%; Senator Panfilo Lacson with 2%; former vice president Jejomar Binay with 2%; and Senator Richard Gordon and former Senator Antonio Trillanes with 1%.
Further, 6% of adult Filipino respondents said they still did not know whom to vote for, refused to name candidates or are not going to vote in the 2022 presidential elections.
The poll also showed 18% of the respondents backed Duterte's probable vice presidential bid.
The survey showed Moreno coming in second with 11%, Taguig-Pateros Representative Alan Peter Cayetano with 10%, Poe with 10%, and Marcos with 9%.
They were followed by Sotto with 7%, Pacquiao with 6%, Escudero with 5%, and Go and Lacson with 4% each.
Seven percent of adult Filipino respondents said they still do not know whom to vote for, refuse to identify a candidate or are not going to vote in the vice presidential polls.
The non-commissioned survey used a sample size of 1,200 respondents and a design that allowed for 95% level of confidence with a margin of error of plus-minus 3%. —NB, GMA News