Tulfo, Cayetano lead senatorial race

Broadcaster Raffy Tulfo and former Senator Alan Peter Cayetano are leading the senatorial race based on a non-commissioned Pulse Asia survey conducted from Jan. 19 to 24.

(Photo from Raffy Tulfo's Facebook page)

Tulfo placed at the top of the senatorial race with 66.1 percent followed by Cayetano at 58.2 percent.

Former senators Loren Legarda and Chiz Escudero placed third and fourth with 58 percent and 55.7 percent, respectively, followed by former Department of Public Works and Secretary Mark Villar at fifth place.

Meanwhile, Senator Win Gatchalian (45.9), former Vice President Jejomar Binay (44.5 percent), and former Senator Jinggoy Estrada (40.4 percent) placed sixth, seventh, and eighth, respectively.

Completing the so-called "Magic 12" are Joel Villanueva (40.4), Risa Hontiveros (37.1), and Robin Padilla (35.9).

The survey covers 2,400 respondents 18 years old and above, with a ± 2% error margin.