MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Jejomar Binay, who started strong with about 40% in April 2015, now appears to be dropping out of the presidential contest, with days to go before election day. He is now down to an average of 14.3%, way below the survey leader Rodrigo Duterte who averages 35.4%.
As of May, Duterte continues to pull away from the pack. He is more than 10 percentage points away from second-placer Senator Grace Poe who averages 22.8% and third placer and former interior secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II who averages 19.3%.
Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago remains the cellar-dweller with her 1.7% rating.
Looking at averages only, Poe appears to be on a downward trend like Binay, the exact opposite of Duterte. Roxas, the administration standard-bearer, has pulled away from Binay and appears to be closing the gap with second-placer Poe.
The latest results reflect numbers from polling firms Pulse Asia, Laylo Research Strategies, and Social Weather Stations.
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