Hontiveros overall winner in 2nd Rappler senatorial debate online poll

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Hontiveros overall winner in 2nd Rappler senatorial debate online poll
Netizens' 2nd top pick is economist and former Akbayan representative Walden Bello

MANILA, Philippines – Netizens decided that health advocate Risa Hontiveros won Rappler’s 2nd Senatorial Debate, followed by economist and fellow Akbayan member Walden Bello.

In Rappler’s final online poll for the debate, 53.33% of netizens who voted said Hontiveros won the debate overall.

Bello came in second with 26.67% of votes. He edged out Valenzuela City Representative Sherwin Gatchalian, who placed second in all 3 rounds, according the polls. 

For the vote of overall winner, Gatchalian slid to 3rd place with 10.18% of the votes. He was followed by Red Cross chairman Dick Gordon (7.02%), former Justice Secretary Leila de Lima (2.11%), and former drug enforcement agency chief Dionisio Santiago (0.7%).

Hontiveros’ win for overall performance mirrors her victory in all 3 rounds of the debate.  

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To look back at key moments and blow-by-blow analyses of the responses of the candidates, click here. – Rappler.com 

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