MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The latest OCTA Research “Tugon ng Masa” pre-election poll showed Partido Federal ng Pilipinas standard-bearer Ferdinand ‘Bongbong” Marcos Jr. leading with 55 percent compared with 15 percent for Vice President Leni Robredo.
The OCTA Research survey was conducted from February 12 to February 17 this year. The trend was similar to a previous survey conducted before.
Manila Mayor Francicso Isko Moreno Domagoso received 11 percent, Senator Manny Pacquiao has 10 percent and Panfilo Lacson has 3 percent.
The survey said Marcos Jr. also gained high ratings in the Luzon Area with total of 102 percent preference as compared to Robredo’s 30 percent.
Marcos also garnered 47 percent in Visayas. In Mindanao, Marcos leads with 65 percent compared to Robredo’s 4 percent.
In the socio-economic class, 58 percent of respondents from Class ABC said they will vote for Marcos if the elections were held today, Class D recorded 54 percent, while the Class E bracket registered 55 percent.
At least 3 percent of the respondents are still undecided. The latest results showed that Marcos will dominate the May 2022 presidential derby in all areas in the country and all social classes.
In the vice-presidential race, Davao City Mayor Duterte is also a runaway winner if the polls were held today with her 43 percent mark, as opposed to her closest pursuer Sen. Vicente Sotto III, who received 33 percent of the votes.
In Mindanao, Duterte garnered 82 percent preference, as compared to Sotto’s 8 percent. In the socio-economic class, Inday Sara consistently held her ground with 45 percent in the ABC Class, 42 percent in the D Class, and 48 percent in the E Class.
The latest OCTA Research survey results confirmed and reinforced the previous polls by other firms, SWS, Publicus, Kalye Survey, DZRH, RMN, and Pulse Asia, among others, showing Marcos pulling away from the pack of other presidential hopefuls five months removed from the May 2022 elections.