Binay accepts lower ratings and calls it a ‘wake up call’
by FFE PH News staff
The decline in the rating of the two top government officials in the recent survey of the Social Weather Stations (SWS) is a “wake up call”, according to Vice President Jejomar Binay.
“We can’t really have a 100% accurate survey but I have no issue w/ the SWS result. If we have shortcomings, then it’s a wake up call,” said Binay yesterday.
Binay and President Benigno Aquino III’s ratings dipped in the third quarter survey conducted by SWS.
From an “excellent” net rating of +76 last June, the Vice President’s rating lowered to “very good” with a +69 score.
PNoy meanwhile suffered from a 15-point dip in his rating, from a “very good” net rating of +64 to a +49 “good”.
Despite the seven-point dip, Binay is still thankful for the result of the survey.
“Thank you for the “very good” satisfaction rating you gave me in the SWS survey. I acknowledge your high expectations of govt officials,” the Vice President said.
House Speaker Sonny Belmonte and Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, who were also included in the survey, gained two points and four points respectively. Both have “moderate” satisfaction net rate.
The SWS survey was conducted from 20-23 September on 1,200 adults from Metro Manila, Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao using face-to-face interviews.