And if the May 2010 elections were held now, one in four Filipinos (25%) would elect Senator Manuel B. Villar, Jr. as the country’s next president. In second place are former President Joseph Estrada (19%) and Vice-President Noli L. de Castro (16%). Meanwhile, Senators Francis G. Escudero and Manuel A. Roxas II also score double-digit presidential voter preferences (12% and 11%, respectively).
Manny Villar topped other contenders in all geographic locations (Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao). See image below
The survey were conducted while the country was mourning the death of former President Corazon C. Aquino. What factors do you think contributed to Villar's good ratings? Post your comments...