Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III ranked number one in Pulse Asia's nationwide survey on senatorial candidates in the 2016 elections.
Commissioned by ABS-CBN, the latest Pulse Asia poll was held from November 8 to 15 with 1,200 respondents
According to ABS-CBN News Online's report yesterday, December 15, Senator Sotto garnered 72.6 percent share of votes.
Although it didn't mention anything about Senator Sotto's visibility on Eat Bulaga!, he previously admitted that co-hosting the famous "Kalyeserye" segment helped boost his rating in the senatorial preference poll.
As it was, Senator Sotto also landed the top spot with 63.6 percent of votes in Pulse Asia's September poll.
HOW DID CELEBS FARE IN THE POLL? Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao was also among the top senatorial bets in Pulse Asia's November survey.
The boxing champ placed “7-10” in the list of preferred senatorial candidates with 50.2 percent share of votes.
Manila Vice Mayor Isko Moreno landed in the 13th spot with 30.4 share of votes. It is quite an improvement compared to his “17-22” ranking in Pulse Asia's September poll.
Edu Manzano placed “14-18” with 22.2 percent share of votes.
Former Pampanga Governor Mark Lapid also got a “14-18” ranking with 20.4 percent share of votes.
Parañaque Councilor Alma Moreno made it to the top 20 preferred senatorial bets as she placed “18-20” in
the survey with 15.4 percent share of votes.
The actress made headlines following her awkward interview with Karen Davila last November 11.
Other top senatorial bets for the 2016 elections, according to Pulse Asia's November survey, included Senator Ralph Recto (2nd to 6th), former food czar Francis Pangilinan (3rd to 6th), former Senator Richard “Dick” Gordon (7th to 10th), former Department of Justice Secretary Leila De Lima (11th to 12th), and Akbayan Party List Representative Risa Hontiveros-Baraquel (11th to 12th).