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Girl power! Sara Duterte, four other women join Magic 12 in senatorial survey


The women politikos are lording over the latest senatorial survey.

Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio and four other women ranked high in the survey of 2019 senatorial preferences conducted by the Pulse Asia last month.

Re-electionist Senator Grace Poe kept the top spot in the Magic 12 with 67.4 percent of the votes, followed by Taguig City Rep. Pia Cayetano (55.7 percent), Senator Cynthia Villar (50.1 percent), and Duterte-Carpio (46.2 percent).

Senator Nancy Binay placed ninth on the list prepared by the pollster last June 15 to 21. She obtained 37.1 percent of the votes from the survey respondents.

Other politikos included in the top 12 are Senator Sonny Angara, former Senator Jinggoy Estrada, former police chief Ronald dela Rosa, Senator Koko Pimentel, former Senator Serge Osmeña, former Senator Lito Lapid, Senator JV Ejercito, and Senator Bam Aquino.

A snapshot of the latest senatorial survey result was shared on Twitter by ABS-CBN reporter RG Cruz.