The presidential and vice presidential preference survey results conducted by the Research and Publication of the Father Saturnino Urios University in Butuan City.



BUTUAN CITY – A survey of a Catholic university here showed the tandem of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and Sara Duterte leading the list of preferred candidates for the country’s top positions.

The Research and Publication of the Father Saturnino Urios University (FSUU) conducted the survey—the second of its kind—from April 18 to 27.

“The second phase of the survey was participated by 4,789 respondents from the 86 barangays in Butuan City,” the FSUU Research and Publication said in a statement Wednesday.

It noted that survey participants represent about 2 percent of registered voters of each barangay here, with a 95 percent level of confidence.

For the presidential preference, Marcos leads the FSUU survey with 60.39 percent, followed by Leni Robredo with 12.03 percent, and Manny Pacquiao with 4.49 percent.

Landing in fourth place is candidate Isko Moreno Domagoso with 2.88 percent, Panfilo Lacson with 1.25 percent, and Leody de Guzman with 0.17 percent.

A total of 18.63 percent of those asked during the survey were still undecided, the result showed.

In the vice presidential survey, Duterte also led at 72.44 percent, followed by candidate Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan with 5.78 percent, and Vicente Sotto in the third place with 2.09 percent.

The FSUU conducted the first phase of its opinion survey from March 28 to April 6 where Marcos also got the highest score of 58. 21 percent, followed by Robredo with 11.14 percent, and Pacquiao with 3.60 percent.

Duterte also led the first phase of the survey with 68.56 percent, followed by Pangilinan with 5.24 percent, and Sotto with 2.32 percent. (PNA)