May hatak pa rin! Mar Roxas lands in Pulse Asia’s ‘Magic 12’
Former senator Mar Roxas remains popular even if he has been out of politics for close to three years.
Pulse Asia’s latest survey on the May midterm polls show Roxas in the so-called “Magic 12” winning circle of senatorial contenders.
Roxas ranked eighth to 15th in a list of 70 senatorial bets, with 98 percent of respondents aware of him.
Thirty-five percent of those surveyed say they will vote for the former senator, who is a stalwart of the Liberal Party.
Pulse Asia conducted the survey nationwide from December 14 to 21, 2018 using face-to-face interviews.
Re-electionist senators Grace Poe, Cynthia Villar and Sonny Angara led the survey.
Based on the poll results, the other politikos with a chance of winning the senatorial race are Senators Nancy Binay, Aquilino Pimentel III, Bam Aquino and JV Ejercito, former senators Lito Lapid, Pia Cayetano, Sergio Osmeña III, Ramon Revilla Jr. and Jinggoy Estrada, and administration candidates Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa and Imee Marcos.