Vice presidential candidate Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. said that if the May 9 elections is clean and fair he “may just win in the elections” , GMAnetwork.com reports.
Marcos expressed his expectations of winning at the sidelines of his campaign sortie in Malolos, Bulacan. The latter feels that he has strong chances because of recent pre-election surveys. Hence, he is focused in ensuring that the election results will reflect all the votes casted for him. “Ngayon ay pinapagtibay namin ang pag-oorganisa upang bantayan ang boto natin,” Marcos said. (“We are now strengthening our efforts to watch over our votes.”)
In the latest Pulse Asia survey released on Friday, April 1, it was revealed that Marcos and Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero are tied at the top spot; each garnered 25 percent of the 4,000 respondents who picked them as their top choice. Close behind the two vice presidential candidates is Camarines Sur representative Ma. Leonor “Leni” Robredo with 21 percent. The survey had a margin of error of plus-or-minus 1.5 percentage points.
In terms of geographical areas, Marcos topped the survey in the National Capital Region (41 percent) and Balance Luzon (32 percent), Robredo lorded it over in Visayas (34 percent), and Cayetano led in Mindanao (28 percent.)
Marcos was also the top choice of those belonging to Classes ABC (35 percent) and D (27 percent), while Escudero was the first pick of those from Class E (25 percent).