Cayetano is students’ top choice in 2013 polls – Campus Paper survey

Senator Alan Peter S. Cayetano leads the pack of senatoriables in the 2013 national elections in the latest Campus Paper Survey with a rating of 67.6 percent.

Cayetano showed a 10.8 percent lead over fellow senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero who garnered a score of 56.8 percent

“The students surveyed were looking for a candidate who best represented the issues concerning them. In this case, it was education,” said Lloyd Luna, publisher of Campus Paper.

“They see Senator Alan as an idealist and as a gentleman,” he added.

Senator Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri was ranked third at 48 percent followed by Senator Loren Legarda (46.6 percent), Paulo Benigno “Bam” Aquino (42.6 percent), Juan Ponce “Jack” Enrile Jr. (42.4 percent), Ma. Lourdes “Nancy” Binay (40 percent), Senator Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV (40 percent), Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito Estrada (39.2 percent), Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III (38.6 percent), Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara (37.4 percent), and finally Richard “Dick” Gordon (36.6 percent).

In the same survey, students were asked to choose the issues that they want the senators to represent. Education got 57.6 percent, health got 51%, environment got 48.8 percent, economy got 46.2 percent, and peace and order got 44.8 percent.

The on-the-spot survey was conducted in De la Salle University, University of Santo Tomas, Far Eastern University, Lyceum of the Philippines University, Adamson University, Arellano University, St. Paul University, Mapua Institute of technology, and University of Makati from November to December 2012 with 500 respondents.

The full details of the survey can be read at

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