QUEZON CITY – Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and President Rodrigo Duterte dominated the latest polls for possible presidential and vice presidential candidates for Eleksyon 2022 based on the latest Pulse Asia survey.

According to the pollster, the presidential daughter is the most preferred candidate for the presidency, with 28% if the May 2022 presidential elections occurred during the survey period from June 7 to June 16.

She was followed by Manila Mayor Francisco Isko Moreno with 14%, former Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr. with 13%, and Senator Grace Poe with 10%.

Senator Manny Pacquiao got 8% while Vice President Maria Leonor Robredo received 6%, and Senator Panfilo Lacson had 4%.

Following Duterte is Moreno  at second place with 14%. He was followed by Senate President Vicente Sotto III with 10%, former senator Marcos with 10%, Senator Manny Pacquiao with 9%, Taguig City-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano getting 8%, and Sorsogon Governor Francis Escudero received 7%.

The national survey was based on face-to-face interviews of 2,400 adult Filipinos. The poll also used a ± 2% error margin at the 95% confidence level.

“Subnational estimates for each of the geographic areas covered in the survey (i.e., Metro Manila, the rest of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao) have a ± 4% error margin, also at 95% confidence level,” it said.

For the possible vice presidential elections, the country’s current Chief Executive topped the list with 18% Filipinos who said they want to vote for him.