Jerry Treñas tops latest survey for mayor


Iloilo City Rep. Jerry Treñas remains the leading mayoral candidate for the May 13 midterm election, according to the survey conducted by the Random Access Consultants, Inc. (RACI).

The RACI poll showed that 64.2 percent ofthe 600 respondents from 60 barangays would vote for Treñas.

Incumbent Mayor Jose “Joe” Espinosa III only received a preferential rating of only 23.3 percent. He was followed by Dr. Pacita Gonzalez, (7.8 percent); Steve Abitang (0.8 percent); Mel Carreon (0.7 percent); Rudy Bantolo (0.5 percent); and Efren Gimeo (0.2 percent).

The respondents who were undecided stood at 2.5 percent.

The survey conducted from February 15 to 17, 2019 was commissioned by Bombo Radyo Philippines, Inc. It covered the seven districts of Iloilo City, namely Arevalo, City Proper, Jaro, La Paz, Lapuz, Mandurriao, and Molo.