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Most Filipinos express 'big trust' in results of 2019 elections – Pulse Asia

Aug 07, 2019 - 4:52 PM

The results of a June 2019 Pulse Asia survey also show that 91% of Filipinos favor automated elections

CREDIBLE ELECTIONS. Poll watchers prepare the audit log from the vote-counting machines in Araullo High School, Manila on May 13, 2019. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

[OPINYON] Pakibulong... sa mga wala pang iboboto

May 12, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Higit sa youth vote, ang pinakamahalagang magagawa isang araw bago ang eleksiyon ay youth campaign – kailangang padaluyin ang paghahangad sa pagbabago

Cynthia Villar dislodges Grace Poe as Senate race front-runner – Pulse Asia

May 11, 2019 - 9:46 AM

With just days to go before election day, only 3 in 10 registered voters have a complete slate of 12 candidates, according to the final preelection survey of Pulse Asia Research, Incorporated

SENATE RACE FRONT-RUNNER. Reelectionist Senator Cynthia Villar on the campaign trail. Photo from the Office of Sen. Cynthia Villar

70% of Filipinos will support candidates who push for higher tobacco taxes – Pulse Asia

May 07, 2019 - 8:11 PM

The Pulse Asia survey also shows 75% of Filipinos believe taxes on cigarettes should be raised

NO SMOKING. In this file photo, a Department of Health employee pastes an anti-smoking sticker on a public utility bus' windshield during the DOH's no smoking campaign on June 17, 2010. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

A month before polls, 76% of Filipinos 'aware' of party-list system – survey

May 03, 2019 - 5:19 PM

The level of awareness is highest among voters in Metro Manila and lowest in the Visayas, according to a Pulse Asia survey held in from April 10 to 14

VOTERS. Early morning voters at Bagumbayan Elementary School in Taguig City during the 2016 elections. File photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

Wiped out opposition? Latest survey fuels fear of return to pre-Martial Law

May 01, 2019 - 4:16 PM

In 1967, Ninoy Aquino was the only opposition to win a seat in the Senate. The latest Pulse Asia survey has only his nephew, Bam Aquino, joining the winning circle.

OPPOSITION. Ninoy Aquino and nephew Bam Aquino find themselves in similar situations as the opposition lags behind administration bets in Philippine senatorial elections. Photo of Bam Aquino by Angie de Silva/Rappler and photo of Ninoy Aquino from the Presidential Museum and Library Flickr account

Villar, Poe share top spot among Senate bets in Pulse Asia survey

Apr 30, 2019 - 12:56 PM

(UPDATED) The results of the Pulse Asia survey show voters' preference for Senator Cynthia Villar at 51.7%, slightly higher but statistically tied with Senator Grace Poe's 50.5%

[OPINYON] Ano ang silbi ng survey?

Apr 25, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Hindi ako mangingiming bumoto sa kandidato kahit naghahabol sa survey, kung iyon ang pinag-isipan ko matapos ang katakot-takot na konsiderasyon, pangunahin na ang may integridad at kakayahang maglingkod sa bayan

Bayan Muna leads party-list groups in Pulse Asia survey

Apr 25, 2019 - 6:50 PM

The results of the March survey also show that 7 in 10 Filipinos are aware of the party-list system

CAMPAIGN. Bayan Muna has topped the survey on voters' preference for party-list groups vying for seats in the House of Representatives in the May 2019 elections. Photo from the Facebook page of Bayan Muna

‘Mahaba pa ang laban’: Survey laggard Otso Diretso bets still positive

Apr 12, 2019 - 11:35 AM

(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo also suspects black propaganda against Otso Diretso candidates Mar Roxas and Bam Aquino, but did not give any evidence for her claim

UNFAZED. Vice President Leni Robredo (center) raises the hands of Otso Diretso bets Samira Gutoc, Romy Macalintal, and Chel Diokno in Bohol on April, 5, 2019. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Roxas on lower survey ranking: 'Okay lang 'yan, family first'

Apr 11, 2019 - 9:04 PM

Otso Diretso senatorial bet Mar Roxas attributes the decrease in his survey numbers to the 20 days he spent overseas together with his family, including his newborn twins

'OKAY LANG 'YAN.' Otso Diretso senatorial candidate Mar Roxas performance decreases in the March Pulse Asia survey. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

4 in 10 Filipino voters have complete Senate slate – Pulse Asia

Apr 11, 2019 - 12:26 PM

Independent reelectionist Grace Poe remains the front runner in the senatorial polls as of late March, but Hugpong ng Pagbabago bets continue to dominate the pack

Pre-election surveys: What can voters do if they don’t like the results?

Mar 26, 2019 - 9:00 AM

'Whether you're dissatisfied or not that many people are going to vote for a particular candidate, the question is what are you gonna do about it?' statistician Jose Ramon Albert says

Survey on Filipinos wanting non-corrupt candidates 'gives validation' to Otso Diretso

Mar 25, 2019 - 11:11 PM

Otso Diretso candidates say their respective track records already provide voters a glimpse of the things they can do should they be elected as senators

NOT CORRUPT. Otso Diretso candidates Florin Hilbay, Erin Tañada, Samira Gutoc, and Chel Diokno pose with their slate's hand sign during a sortie in Mandaue City on March 25, 2019. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

25% of Filipinos want candidates who 'will not be corrupt' – SWS

Mar 25, 2019 - 9:25 PM

Other top qualities that Filipinos are looking for in senatorial candidates include concern for the poor and trustworthiness, says a Social Weather Stations survey

NO TO CORRUPTION. A December 2018 survey from the Social Weather Stations showed the top quality Filipinos wanted in a senatorial candidate was they "will not be corrupt."

[OPINYON] Dear Undecided Voter

Mar 21, 2019 - 8:00 PM

‘Ipaalala mo sa may desisyon na...mas kilalanin ang kandidato sa kanilang motibong hindi binabanggit sa campaign jingle, campaign poster, o patalastas...malayong-malayo sa intensiyong maglingkod sa kapwa’

Rappler Talk: Dr Jose Ramon Albert on election surveys

Mar 20, 2019 - 2:44 PM

On Wednesday, March 20, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug sits down with Dr Jose Ramon Albert, statistician and senior research fellow at the Philippine Institute for Development Studies, about election surveys

[OPINION] Releasing fake or incomplete election surveys can send you to jail

Mar 19, 2019 - 8:29 PM

The Fair Election Act mandates that the candidate, political party, and polling firm release the relevant information, like the methodology, the areas covered, the specific questions asked, and the margin of error, among others

Otso Diretso to ‘work twice as hard’ to pull up survey numbers

Mar 19, 2019 - 5:14 PM

(UPDATED) The awareness ratings of several Otso Diretso bets go up in double figures in the latest Pulse Asia survey, but less than 5% of respondents say they'd vote for the opposition candidates

MORE WORK AHEAD. Otso Diretso candidates Gary Alejano, Chel Diokno, Pilo Hilbay, and Romy Macalintal with former senator Wigberto Tañada Sr representing Erin Tanada at the #YouthVote Forum in De La Salle Medical and Health Institute in Cavite on March 19, 2019. Photo from Otso Diretso Media

Still lagging behind, Alejano seeks ban on release of preelection surveys

Mar 19, 2019 - 3:15 PM

'Given a chance, we'll pass a bill that will prohibit such [a] mind-conditioning tool,' says Otso Diretso senatorial bet Gary Alejano

Otso Diretso senatorial candidate Gary Alejano is proposing to prohibit the release of pre-election survey results. Screenshot by Rappler

Bong Go rises to 3rd to 5th place in Pulse Asia survey

Mar 18, 2019 - 5:39 PM

Results of the February 24-28 survey shows President Rodrigo Duterte's aide is on a distinct upward trajectory in voters' preferences for the May 13 elections

Photo from Bong Go

SWS reminder: 'Rely only' on official website for survey results

Mar 09, 2019 - 12:30 PM

'SWS again reminds the public that false reportage about SWS surveys is very common in the period leading up to an election,' the pollster says

Bong Go breaks into May 2019 winning circle – Pulse Asia

Feb 15, 2019 - 5:04 PM

The rise of Duterte’s right-hand man came after the deluge of advertisements showing presidential endorsement – 4 months before the May 2019 elections

CAMPAIGN. The coalition of senatorial bets under the regional party Hugpong ng Pagbabago kicks off their campaign for the May elections in San Fernado, Pampanga on February 12. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Survey says: How 2019 senatorial bets are faring so far

Jan 12, 2019 - 5:02 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Reelectionists and former senators are ahead, while some newcomers gain ground, in surveys leading to the 2019 midterm elections

43% of Filipino voters have complete Senate slate – Pulse Asia

Jan 09, 2019 - 1:48 PM

(UPDATED) Senator Grace Poe retains her solo lead in the December 2018 survey, with Senator Cynthia Villar following her closely 5 months before the midterm elections

VOTERS. Voters look for their names in a polling precinct on May 9, 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Opposition’s Senate bets unfazed by poor survey numbers

Oct 12, 2018 - 2:58 PM

'Hindi naman ho kami tumitingin sa surveys. Kami ay tumitingin sa sentimiyento ng taongbayan,' says Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano

CAMPAIGN BEGINS. Tindig Pilipinas convenor Dinky Soliman endorses senatorial bets Chel Diokno, Samira Gutoc Tomawis, and Gary Alejano on October 12, 2018. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Imee Marcos on survey ranking: ‘Engagement with public paid off’

Sep 26, 2018 - 11:55 AM

The Ilocos Norte governor lands in the winners' circle in the last Pulse Asia survey, thanks to the drop in ranking of others previously ahead of her

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos at a media forum in Quezon City on Friday, August 31, 2018. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

JV Ejercito on ratings dip: 'Non-use of Estrada name working against me'

Sep 24, 2018 - 12:41 PM

'Since I am using Ejercito and not Estrada, I don't have the benefit of the name recall,' says Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Aquino vs Marcos looms in 2019 Senate race

Jul 11, 2018 - 5:21 PM

How is the Senate race shaping up a year into the polls? Results of the June 2018 Pulse Asia survey present interesting movements.

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Oct 11, 2017 - 8:35 PM

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What surveys failed to predict in the Senate race

May 19, 2016 - 1:33 PM

Pre election polls do not capture outcomes for Serge Osmeña Joel Villanueva and Francis Pangilinan

SENATE BETS. (Left to right) Senator Serge Osmena, former TESDA chief Joel Villanueva, and former senator Francis Pangilinan.

News, not surveys, more likely to shape voters’ choice – Pulse Asia

May 09, 2016 - 3:35 PM

Reports that are played up in the news are the ones that may basically shape or condition the minds of the voters regardless of who they support whether they retain their support or shift to another candidate says Pulse Asia president Ronald Holmes

SURVEY SAYS. Pulse Asia president Ronald Holmes responds to questions in a Rappler interview with Cheche Lazaro on May 9, 2016

Game-changer? 25% of PH voters 'undecided' – Pulse Asia

May 08, 2016 - 8:39 PM

Based on 54 million registered voters with a 75 turnout 25 is about 12 5 million voters who may shift says Pulse Asia president Ronald Holmes

TIGHT RACE. Ronald Holmes, president of Pulse Asia Research, Incorporated weighs in on the 2016 elections in a Rappler interview on May 8, 2016

Why Roxas has not enjoyed Robredo's rise in ratings, in her own words

May 07, 2016 - 1:15 PM

Liberal Party vice presidential bet Leni Robredo says she does not have much baggage yet and her dramatic narrative works to her advantage

'DRAMATIC NARRATIVE.' Liberal Party vice presidential bet Leni Robredo says her numbers surged in the past months because her 'dramatic narrative' worked to her advantage. Photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

Marcos, Robredo tied for top spot in final The Standard VP poll

May 06, 2016 - 9:32 AM

Senator Chiz Escudero who was previously tied with Senator Bongbong Marcos is now ranked 3rd in the tight vice presidential race

STATISTICALLY TIED. Bongbong Marcos and Leni Robredo are statistically tied in the last The Standard poll

Roxas, Robredo hit rivals: Why distrust election surveys now?

May 05, 2016 - 5:18 PM

The administration tandem returns to Bicol in the remaining days of the campaign

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Binay losing faith in pre-election surveys

May 05, 2016 - 10:34 AM

Vice President Jejomar Binay brushes aside his low ranking in the surveys saying his warm reception across the country proves otherwise

HOMECOMING. Vice President Jejomar Binay addresses supporters at a campaign rally in Cauayan, Isabela, on May 4, 2016. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Duterte tops final The Standard poll

May 05, 2016 - 8:00 AM

3rd UPDATE Though the bank controversy deals him a blow in the Visayas increased support for him in Mindanao allows him to snatch a clear lead over Grace Poe and Mar Roxas

DUTERTE KEEPS LEAD. Duterte takes his motorcade around Malabon and Navotas in April 2016. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/ Rappler

Robredo, Marcos top ABS-CBN vice presidential poll

May 04, 2016 - 1:43 AM

The poll conducted from April 26 to 29 sees Leni Robredo s numbers rise 4 percentage points to overtake former survey front runner Bongbong Marcos

Amid bank controversy, Duterte keeps survey lead

May 04, 2016 - 1:02 AM

The ABS CBN poll conducted by Pulse Asia covers the time Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte was accused of not declaring a bank account that contained more than P200 million in deposits

POLL LEADER. Rodrigo Duterte remains the survey front-runner in the April survey of ABS-CBN-Pulse Asia. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Despite rape joke, Duterte retains wide lead in new ABS-CBN survey

Apr 29, 2016 - 9:41 PM

The Davao City mayor however suffers a sharp decline in preference among voters in Metro Manila and Class ABC

Miriam Santiago in UPLB: ‘Surveys are unreliable’

Apr 28, 2016 - 1:27 PM

Survey firms will be the kingmakers this elections That should not be allowed the senator says

AT HOME. Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago says she feels at home whenever she is in her alma mater the University of the Philippines. Photo by Abigail Abigan/ Rappler

Duterte sustains lead in ABS-CBN poll

Apr 24, 2016 - 9:20 AM

UPDATED The survey results are released hours before the 5 bets face off in the last of the 3 presidential debates; the controversy over the rape comment is not yet a factor Pulse Asia says

STILL LEADING. Presidential candidate and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte greets the crowd after a motorcade in Novliches, Quezon City on April 23, 2016. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Marcos keeps lead in VP race – ABS-CBN survey

Apr 19, 2016 - 11:54 AM

2ND UPDATE Senator Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr is the top choice in Metro Manila the rest of Luzon and also among voters in class ABC and class D according to the ABS CBN commissioned poll conducted in early April

RIZAL CAMPAIGN. Vice presidential candidate Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr woos voters in San Mateo, Rizal, on April 4, 2016. Photo by Jasmin Dulay/Rappler

Duterte continues surge in ABS-CBN poll

Apr 19, 2016 - 11:08 AM

UPDATED The survey is conducted from April 5 to 10 when presidential candidates begin attacking the Davao mayor for his anti crime promise and a week before his joke involving an Australian rape victim sparks public outrage

POLL FRONT RUNNER. Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte embraces the Philippine flag as he speaks to a crowd gathered for a concert at the Amoranto Stadium in Quezon City on April 12. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Who's afraid of Duterte? Rivals target poll front runner

Apr 13, 2016 - 7:30 PM

Once upon a time only Mar Roxas dared to mess with Rodrigo Duterte Now he s got company: Jejomar Binay and Grace Poe

#PHVote: Why Duterte? Why Marcos?

Apr 11, 2016 - 1:17 PM

The controversial Davao City mayor leads the pack in the latest survey The equally controversial son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos is also ahead of his rivals in the VP race What gives?

Marcos tops SWS survey; Escudero, Robredo tied for 2nd

Apr 11, 2016 - 1:05 PM

Marcos voter preference rating remains unchanged from the previous survey but he secures the lead as Escudero s rating drops

POLL FRONTRUNNER. Senator Ferdinand 'Bongbong' Marcos Jr overtakes Senator Francis 'Chiz' Escudero in the recent SWS survey. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Duterte overtakes Poe in SWS survey

Apr 11, 2016 - 10:12 AM

The Davao City mayor takes the solo lead in a new SWS survey garnering 27 of support from respondents compared to Grace Poe s 23

NEW FRONTRUNNER. Rodrigo Duterte faces a crowd of supporters in Angeles, Pampanga in March 2016. Photo by King Rodriguez

Reelectionists, ex-senators still lead Senate race – Laylo survey

Apr 05, 2016 - 8:57 PM

Sotto Pangilinan Recto Drilon Lacson and Zubiri are among the candidates in the winning circle in the latest The Standard Poll