Mayor Yap gets +100 satisfaction rating in HNU Bohol Poll
The latest results of the HNU Bohol Poll showed an overwhelming majority of satisfaction in the performance of City Mayor John Geesnell “BABA” Yap. A whopping majority of the Tagbilaranons were satisfied with Mayor Yap’s performance as mayor while relatively none were dissatisfied which resulted to an impressive net satisfaction rating of +100, eight points higher than last year at +92. Further, voter’s preference also showed that Mayor Yap will have a comfortable lead at 90% against opposing mayoralty candidate Dr. Sharleen Lim who only got 6%. The City Mayor’s Office was also included by the respondents in the Top 3 Best Government offices in the Province of Bohol, along with the Governor’s Office and DSWD Tagbilaran. The entire City Government also got a “very good “performance rating” in Promoting Investments with +81; Providing Livelihood Opportunities and Employment with +63; Ensuring adequacy of drinking water with +88, and Protecting life and property with +70. The Traffic Management which got +2 in 2018 got an increase this year with +28. Voters’ Preference for the various positions in the province also showed that Cong. Arthur Yap would win against former Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco in the gubernatorial seat, with Yap getting 53% as against Evasco with only 35%. For the 1st district representative, Gov. Edgar Chatto has a comfortable lead of 86% against former mayor Dan Neri Lim who only got 14%. 3RD district representative hopefuls Board Member Alexie Tutor, Dioning Balite, and Che Toribio delos Reyes were statistically tied at 33%, 30%, and 21% respectively. For the City Mayor, Hon. John Geesnell L. Yap II got an overwhelming support of 90% as against Dr. Sharleen Lim at 6%. Vice-Mayor Jose Antonio Veloso also got a comfortable lead of 78% against Brgy. Capt. Arlene Karaan who only got 13%.
The HNU Bohol Poll survey period were from February 12 to March 6 with a total sample of 400 respondents with a margin of error for Bohol at +/-5%. 90% of the respondents came from the rural areas, 12% coming from A, B, and C bracket, 74% from D, and 14% from E. 50% were males and 50% were females. The respondents were from ages 50 to 45 (69%), 33 to 44 (23%), and 18 to 24 (8%).