Robredo wins 2nd VP debate — SWS mobile poll PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 23 April 2016 13:31

Liberal Party (LP) vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo was the clear winner in the second vice presidential debate last April 17, according to the Bilang Pilipino-Social Weather Stations (SWS) mobile survey.

According to the poll, published by, 33 percent of 632 respondents picked Robredo as the winner over other bets for the position.

Senators Francis “Chiz” Escudero, Alan Peter Cayetano and Antonio Trillanes garnered 28 percent, 27 percent and 5 percent, respectively.  Seven percent of the respondents did not give an answer on who came out best during the debate.

The SWS mobile survey uses a nationally representative sample of 1,200 respondents who will be the same respondents during the duration of the project which would last until end of May.

In terms of geographic areas, Robredo was equally mentioned as the debate’s best with Escudero in Balance Luzon, with 34 and 33 percent, respectively. She was also the top pick of Visayan respondents with 46 percent.

Robredo was the most cited debate winner by respondents from class ABC, D and E, with 39, 31 and 47 percent, respectively.

She was the top pick of women respondents with 35 percent while she was one of the three most mentioned candidate among men respondents.

In terms of age groups, Robredo won the hearts of respondents 45 years old and above with 38 to 41 percent.

A lawyer for the poor, Robredo provided free legal aid to the marginalized sectors of society, including farmers, fishermen and abused women for a long time before becoming the representative of the 3rd District of Camarines Sur.

From sixth place in October, she is now in first place in the recent survey results with three weeks to go before the elections.