Panelo wants ban on pre-election surveys

 Former chief presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo has sought the prohibition of pre-election surveys during the campaign period.

Expressing dismay over the apparent “mind-conditioning” effect of the results of pre-election surveys, Panelo said if he gets elected to the Senate, he would push for a measure that would stop this “bad method”.

“Kapag ako ang naging senador, palagay ko, iba-ban ko na ang survey na iyan kasi nga, unang-una, ‘pag naglagay ka ng survey diyan, it creates the impression na forever ganiyan na iyan (If I become senator, perhaps, I will ban such surveys because if you conduct a survey, it creates an impression that lasts forever). It creates bad method,” he said in an interview with popular TV host Boy Abunda based on Panelo’s Facebook post on Friday. 

He also cast doubt on the validity of the surveys because of the questionable identities of the respondents.

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