Survey: Sotto, Belmonte, Moreno top performers in COVID-19 response

  • A survey conducted by RP-Mission and Development Foundation Inc. (RPDinc) named Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto, Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte and Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno are the top three performers in their COVID-19 response
  • According to RPDInc, the survey was conducted with the intention to reassess the efforts done by the local government units and its officials
  • RPDInc is a a non-government organization that helps leaders make the right decisions in governance

In a recent survey, five city mayors were named top leaders in terms of their city’s COVID-19 response.

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In a survey conducted by RP-Mission and Development Foundation Inc. (RPDinc), the three neophyte local chief executives made it to the top three.

Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto, Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte and Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno are the top three performers. Following them in the fourth and fifth spots are Mayor Marcelino Teodoro of Marikina and Valenzuela Mayor Rexlon Gatchalian, respectively.

The survey was conducted to over 3,000 respondents aged 18 to 70 from June 10 to 15. According to RPDInc, the number of respondents per city was distributed proportionally based on official population data.

Mayor Vico earned an approval rating of 86 percent among the 177 residents in Pasig who took part in the survey. Mayor Joy ranked second with an 80 percent approval rating. Mayor Isko earned an approval rating of 78 percent among Manila residents. Mayor Marcelino of Marikina had an approval rating of 74 percent while Mayor Rex of Valenzuela had a 72 percent approval rating from the residents who took the survey.

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“The survey was conducted with the intention to reassess the efforts done by the local government units and its officials amidst the coronavirus pandemic,” RPDinc said in a statement.

RPDinc is a non-government organization that helps leaders make the right decisions in governance.