Former Justice Sec. Leila De Lima took a nosedive as she barely made it in the “Magic 12” of top senators in the latest survey of Pulse Asia commissioned by ABS-CBN.
De Lima fell to 12th place with 32.3 percent in the survey
from April 5 to 10, 2016 from 8th place with 36.5 percent in the previous survey from March 29 to April 3, 2016.
De Lima is the main protagonist of presidential bet Rodrigo Duterte who has zoome up the surveys in the last two weeks.
In the battle for top position, Sen. Franklin Drilon took the lead from Sen. Tito Sotto in the latest survey.
Drilon has a 51.6 percent share in the survey covering 4,000 respondents nationwide, up from 48.9 percent in the previous survey.
Sotto was second with 49.8 percent, up slightly from 49.4 percent.
The top 15 senators in the survey are:
3) Kiko Pangilinan
4) Ping Lacson
5) Migz Zubiri
6) Manny Pacquiao
7) Joel Villanueva
8) Ralph Recto
9) Serge Osmena
10) Dick Gordon
11) Risa Hontiveros
12 ) Leila de Lima
13) Win Gatchalian
14) TG Guingona
15) Francis Tolentino