DAVAO CITY Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and her father, President Rodrigo R. Duterte, topped the list of Filipinos’ choices for president and vice president at next year’s elections, according to a poll by Octa Research.
In a statement, the group said 28% of adult Filipinos would vote for Ms. Carpio for president, while 18% would choose Mr. Duterte for vice president.
The poll that was conducted from July 12-18 involved 1,200 respondents aged 18 and above.
The late dictator’s namesake, former senator Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr., was the second choice for president with 13%.
Mr. Marcos was followed by Manila City Mayor Francisco M. Domagoso III (11%), and Senators Mary Grace S. Poe-Llamanzares (10%) and Emmanuel “Manny” D. Pacquiao (10%).
Five percent of respondents would vote for Vice President Maria Leonor G. Robredo, who was statistically tied with Taguig-Pateros Representative Alan Peter S. Cayetano and Senator Christopher Lawrence T. Go.
Mr. Go was followed by Senate President Vicente C. Sotto III with 3%, Senator Panfilo N. Lacson, 2%; Jejomar S. Binay, 2%; Senator Richard J. Gordon, 1%; and Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, 1%.
OCTA said 6% of respondents “still do not know whom to vote/refused to name candidates/ not going to vote in the 2022 Presidential Elections.”
For the most preferred vice presidential bets, Mr. Duterte was followed by Mr. Moreno (11%), Mr. Cayetano (10%), Ms. Poe (10%), and Mr. Marcos (9%).–Kyle Aristophere T. Atienza