President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. obtained a 60 percent approval rating for his performance in the first quarter of 2023, based on the recent nationwide survey conducted by Publicus Asia.
The poll, held from March 2 to 6, 2023, showed Marcos’ approval rating slightly slipping from the 64 percent he registered in the fourth quarter of 2022.
Marcos’ latest approval score specifically dropped by three percentage points in Metro Manila and by two percentage points in Northern Central Luzon and South Luzon.
The President’s approval rating significantly plunged in Mindanao to 63 percent, a 10-point significant decrease from his marks in the previous quarter.
Meanwhile, his approval rating hardly improved from 59 percent to 60 percent in the Visayas.
Marcos’ trust rating remained at 57 percent according to the results of the survey.
Meanwhile, Vice President Sara Duterte posted a 67 percent approval rating in the first quarter of 2023, losing merely one percentage point from her previous score.
Trust rating for VP Duterte was unchanged at 63 percent, the highest among the country’s top five officials included in the poll.
The non-commissioned national survey was joined by 1,500 registered Filipino voters selected through random sampling.
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