The approval and trust ratings of President Aquino and Vice President Jejomar C. Binay have dropped to below 50 percent, a recent Pulse Asia survey said.
But Aquino and Binay still have the highest ratings among the top government officials in the survey.
Aquino’s approval rating fell to 49 percent, lower than the 55 percent he obtained from the survey conducted in December 2015.
Binay got a 47 percent approval rating, five points lower than the 52 percent approval rating in December last year.
Aquino received the highest approval rating with 62 percent and 55 percent, in Visayas and Mindanao, while he got the highest disapproval rating in the Metro Manila with 39 percent.
The Economic Class E respondents favored Aquino’s performance more than those from Class ABC who gave him the highest disapproval rating.
Binay got the highest approval rating in Luzon and Metro Manila with 53 and 49 percent respectively. Binay, like Aquino, got the highest approval rating from the Class E and highest disapproval rating from the Class ABC.
Senate President Franklin M. Drilon got an approval rating of 44 percent followed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives Feliciano R. Belmonte with 24 percent.
Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes P.A. Sereno obtained a 25 percent approval rating.