MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – With just about three weeks till Philippine election day on May 9, former Senator Bongbong Marcos has widened his lead over closest rival Vice President Leni Robredo.
Marcos is favored by a majority of respondents in this month’s Kalye Surveys.
Based on the tabulation conducted nationwide from April 1 to 10 with 3,000 respondents, Marcos was the runaway winner with almost 62 percent preference shares. Robredo got 18.4 percent.
Responding to a query from The Adobo Chronicles, Robredo spokesperson Barry Gutierrez said the survey results have not dampened the Vice President’s spirits. ”She’s looking at the positive side,” Gutierrez said, ”that she has widened the gap between her and Marcos by as much as 44 points,” he added.