Biron ahead of Defensor in Iloilo gubernatorial race


Based on a recent survey, Iloilo Rep. Ferjenel Biron (4th district) will win the gubernatorial race in the May midterm elections.

According to the Metro Manila-based firm Philippine Survey and Research Center (PSRC), Biron received a preferential rating of 52 percent while Rep. Arthur Defensor Jr. (3rd district) got 38 percent.

The survey conducted between February 16 and 21, 2019 showed Biron leading the 1st district (66 percent), second district (44 percent), fourth district (73 percent), and fifth district (55 percent).

Defensor, on one hand, won only in the third district (72 percent).

Meanwhile, the latest RACI survey, conducted on December 8 to 14, 2018, reported that Defensor was ahead with 51.5 percent while Biron, 47.2 percent.