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Manny Pacquiao top senatorial bet in commissioned SWS survey

Former Senator Manny Pacquiao ranked first in a recently commissioned survey taken by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) on the preferred lawmakers of Filipino voters.

The commissioned survey, which was conducted from April 15-18, 2023, had Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. placing second, while former Senate President Vicente Sotto III ranked third.

Those who were in the fourth to fifth spots were Senator Bong Go and business tycoon and former Senate President Manny Villar.

Senator Lito Lapid, Senator Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa, and Senator Imee Marcos placed in the 6th to 8th spots.

Former President Rodrigo Duterte, meanwhile, was among those who completed the 12 senatorial bets, along with former Social Welfare Secretary Erwin Tulfo, former Senator Panfilo Lacson, and Senator Pia Cayetano,

Former Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno, former Vice President Leni Robredo, former Vice President Jejomar Binay, Atty. Chel Diokno, former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, former Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan, Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto, and Senator Francis Tolentino were among those who ranked 13th to 31st.

The April national survey was commissioned by Arnel Ty and was taken using face-to-face computer-assisted personal interviews of 1,200 adults.

It has a ±3% sampling error margin for national percentages, and ±6% each for Metro Manila, Balance of Luzon, the Visayas, and Mindanao, according to SWS. — DVM, GMA Integrated News