Congressman Jerry P. Treñas takes the lead over other mayoral candidates in the latest survey released by AccuPoll, a Manila-based firm.
The mayoral aspirant obtained a voter preference of 59%.
The survey was conducted from December 7 to 9, 2018 among 700 registered voters.
Treñas is running for mayor of Iloilo City under the National Unity Party (NUP).
Meanwhile, incumbent City Mayor Jose Espinosa III of the Nacionalista Party (NP) got only 21% of the votes.
Pacita Gonzales of Lakas-CMD was third with 7%.
Carmelo Carreon and Esteban Abitang both got 1% while Rudy Bantolo and Efren Gimeo both obtained 0%.
Five percent of the respondents were undecided while 6% did not vote (refused – 3%, none – 3%).
The survey had a margin of error of plus-or-minus 3.7 percentage points.IMT