Marami pa rin! Nearly 6 out of 10 Pinoys trust, approve of Robredo
Majority of Filipinos continue to approve of and trust in Vice President Leni Robredo, though her ratings have declined over the past three months, according to the latest Pulse Asia survey.
Results of the poll showed close to six out of 10 Filipinos or 57 percent approve of Robredo, four points down from the 61 percent she posted in June.
Fifty-five percent of Filipinos have “big trust” in the Vice President, five points less compared to June rating of 60 percent.
Pulse Asia conducted its survey from September 24 to 30.
Approval for Robredo’s performance is highest in the Visayas region at 70 percent, followed by Luzon at 56 percent; Mindanao, 54 percent, and Metro Manila at 49 percent.
Across socioeconomic classes, those in Class E approve of the Vice President the most at 62 percent, followed by those in Class D at 57 percent, and Class ABC at 48 percent.
Among the events which dominated the headlines during the survey period of September 24 to 30 were the Senate investigation into the P6.4-billion shabu shipment from China, the sacking of the Caloocan police force following the death of youngsters Carl Angelo Arnaiz and Reynaldo de Guzman, the commemoration of the 45th anniversary of the proclamation of martial law, and President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat to investigate the Office of the Ombudsman after it was announced that the anti-graft body was looking into his wealth.
The Pulse Asia survey has a margin of error of ± 3% at the 95 percent confidence level.