RESULTS of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) third quarter survey showed an improvement in the net satisfaction rating of Vice President Maria Leonor "Leni" Robredo.
The same survey results showed that Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III maintained his rating while House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano was rated "good" for the first time.
The survey, conducted from September 27-30, 2019, found that 56 percent were satisfied and 23 percent were dissatisfied with the performance of Robredo, or a net satisfaction rating of "good" +33.
This was higher by 5.0 points from moderate +28 in June 2019. The SWS noted increases in all areas, especially in Mindanao, where the vice-president's rating went up to +32 in September from +15 in June.
Robredo's rating stayed good in the Visayas, +46 in September from +44 in June, and in Balance Luzon, up slightly to +34 in October from +33 in June.
It stayed moderate in Metro Manila, up slightly to +15 in September from +14 in June.
In terms of demographics, Robredo’s net satisfaction rating rose to very good (+51 in September) from good (+42 in June) among class E. It improved from moderate (+25) to good (+31) among class D,
However, it fell from moderate to neutral among class ABC, down from +28 in June to +6 in September.
The SWS also reported that 72 percent were satisfied and 11 percent dissatisfied with Sotto while 64 percent were satisfied and 14 dissatisfied with Cayetano.
Retiring Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin scored a net satisfaction rating of +16, 35 percent satisfied and 19 percent dissatisfied.
The September 2019 survey also found 69 percent satisfied and 13 percent dissatisfied with the performance of Senate, 57 percent satisfied and 14 percent dissatisfied with the House of Representatives, 57 percent satisfied and 16 percent dissatisfied with the Supreme Court, and 51 percent satisfied and 16 percent dissatisfied with the Cabinet as a whole.
The resulting net satisfaction ratings were a "very good" +56 for the Senate, a "good" +43 for the House of Representatives, a "good" +41 for the Supreme Court, and a "good" +35 for the Cabinet as a whole.
The survey was conducted using face-to-face interviews of 1,800 adults (18 years old and above) nationwide: 600 each in Balance Luzon and Mindanao, and 300 each in Metro Manila and the Visayas, with sampling error margins of ±2.3 percent for national percentages, ±4 percent each for Balance Luzon and Mindanao, and ±6 percent each for Metro Manila and the Visayas). (MVI/SunStar Philippines)