Friday 7 July 2017

President Duterte’s rating up, despite declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao.

The latest survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations for the second quarter of this year posted a record high after his issuance of Proclamation No. 216 declaring the state of martial law and the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in the whole island of Mindanao last May 23, 2017.
After a year in office, President Duterte continues to enjoy the trust of most Filipinos, obtaining an excellent +78 net trust rating for the second quarter of this year in the latest SWS survey. President shown above examining the brand new sniper rifle donated by China last week( photo credit Philstar)

The 2nd quarter survey was conducted last June 23 to 26, 78 percent of the respondents said they were satisfied with the performance of Duterte while 10 percent were undecided and 12 percent said they were dissatisfied.

From the first quarter rating og +63 now it stand at 66+ net satisfaction rating (percent satisfied minus percent dissatisfied).

The president  scored "excellent" net satisfaction ratings in Mindanao and Visayas with +75 and +73, respectively, has +63 in the National Capital Region while he obtained the lowest rating in Balance Luzon with +58.

For the urban and rural areas he obtained "very good" net ratings with +68 and +63, respectively.

Among socioeconomic classes, the president scored the highest in Class E with +67, followed by Class with +66 and Class ABC with +59.

His net satisfaction ratings among Filipino women with +69 compared to Filipino men with his score of +63.

Malacañan statement

The latest survey shows "tacit public support for the president's action following the rebellion in Marawi." said Presidential Ernesto Abella

“The survey result 3 percent higher from March 2017 75 percent is a clear indication of the growing confidence in the chief executive and his performance as the country’s leader,” Abella said.

“The data collection concluded on June 23 to 26, a month after PRRD placed the whole island of Mindanao under martial law and it shows tacit of public support to the president’s action following the rebellion in Marawi,” said Abella.

“This positive acknowledgment of the Filipino people further motivates the administration to work for the restoration of [normalcy] in Marawi and to start its rehabilitation as well as to bring a comfortable life for all Filipinos including Muslim Filipinos,” he further  added.

The Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police continues to engage the ISIS-inspired Maute terror group which started last May 23.
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