Duterte sweeps Rappler online polls for Cebu debate

MANILA, Philippines – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte again swept Rappler's online polls – this time, for the second presidential debate held in Cebu City on Sunday, March 20.

Duterte was also the top pick of social media users during the first presidential debate in Cagayan de Oro City last February 21, getting the most votes for rounds 12, and 3.

Here's how the Davao City mayor fared in each round of the Cebu debate:

Liberal Party standard-bearer Manuel Roxas II came in distant second in all 4 online polls, except for Round 1, where Senator Grace Poe was second.

Here's a summary of the votes for Roxas:

Here's a summary of the votes for Poe:

Vice President Jejomar Binay placed last in all 4 online polls. Here's a summary of the votes for Binay:

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago was the only candidate who missed the debate. She earlier announced she had to undergo a clinical trial for an anti-cancer pill.

Mood meter

Across the 3 rounds and the one-on-one portion of the debate, Rappler's mood meter registered spikes for "angry" and "annoyed" votes during particularly heated exchanges between the candidates.

Here's what got netizens riled up:

#PHVotePoe and #PHVoteBinay re: @SenGracePoe 's citizenship. https://t.co/Ix0E86uTqE #PHVote #PiliPinasDebates2016 https://t.co/P5Kln4MdyD — Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) March 20, 2016


#PHVoteBinay hits #PHVoteRoxas for "analysis-paralysis" https://t.co/Ix0E86uTqE #PHVote #PiliPinasDebates2016 https://t.co/DTcKyvf1cc — Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) March 20, 2016


#PHVoteDuterte answers Q re: reducing crime rates in 6 mos. https://t.co/Ix0E86uTqE #PHVote #PiliPinasDebates2016 https://t.co/RDk7Jgijiv — Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) March 20, 2016

#PHVoteRoxas reacts to #PHVoteDuterte 's answer re: crime. https://t.co/Ix0E86uTqE #PHVote #PiliPinasDebates2016 https://t.co/ODIVeGaDZv — Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) March 20, 2016


#PHVotePoe asks #PHVoteRoxas on Mamasapano. https://t.co/Ix0E86uTqE #PHVote #PiliPinasDebates2016 https://t.co/f4wxRz9bkk — Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) March 20, 2016

#PHVoteRoxas answers #PHVotePoe, defends Aquino's presence. https://t.co/Ix0E86uTqE #PHVote #PiliPinasDebates2016 https://t.co/1t3CIkEP2J — Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) March 20, 2016

#PHVoteBinay to #PHVoteRoxas : I'm convinced you're behind demolition by perception. #PHVote #PiliPinasDebates2016 https://t.co/TIKnAhUhfk — Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) March 20, 2016

#PHVoteBinay to #PHVoteRoxas : Special audit says everything was regular. #PHVote #PiliPinasDebates2016 https://t.co/fTfJ9SbQ4X — Rappler (@rapplerdotcom) March 20, 2016


The debate, held at the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu, was co-organized by the Commission on Elections, TV5, The Philippine Star, and the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas.

The third and final presidential debate will take place in Pangasinan on April 24. A vice presidential debate will also be held at the University of Sto Tomas on April 10. – Rappler.com