Party-list groups of the ‘rich and the powerful’ dominate survey

News Philippines May 10, 2019 at 4:24 pm
Kontra Daya convener Danilo Arao (right)

Kontra Daya convener Danilo Arao (right)

PH Elections 2019

“Voters should be wary of party-list groups of known political dynasties and big business interests claiming to represent the poor.”


MANILA –- Election watchdog Kontra Daya called for voter vigilance as the rich and the powerful dominate the recent survey of Pulse Asia.

The group said the Pulse Asia survey results released last April 25 showed that at least 34 out of the 58 party-lists that probably would garner enough votes in the May 13 midterm elections to gain sests in Congress do not represent the marginalized and the underrepresented of society.

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