In the recent job performance evaluation dubbed as 'Boses ng Bayan' by the RP-Mission and Development Foundation Inc. (RPMD), Former House Speaker and Congressman Lord Allan Jay Velasco emerged as the Mimaropa region's top performing district representative with a remarkable high-performance rating of 86.9 percent.
The survey further discloses that Eleandro Jesus F. Madrona of Romblon placed second with 74.1%, followed by Alfonso Umali Jr. of Oriental Mindoro (70.5%), Jose C. Alvarez of Palawan (69.6%), Arnan C. Panaligan of Oriental Mindoro (68.2%), Edward S. Hagedorn of Palawan (67.8%), Leody F. Tarriela of Occidental Mindoro (66.4%), and Edgardo Salvame of Palawan garnered 60.1 percent.
The 'Boses ng Bayan' is an independent and non-commissioned nationwide survey which unveils top-performing district representatives in the Philippines. It also serves as a vital cog in the machinery of good governance which fosters transparency and accountability, inspiring innovation and excellence among elected officials.
District representation, legislative performance, and constituent service were analyzed to determine the overall performance of each representative. It focuses on the representative's ability to effectively communicate and advocate for the needs of their constituents at the national level.
The nationwide survey was conducted from February 25 to March 8 via face-to-face interviews of 10,000 adult responders. It has a ± 1 percent error margin at the 95% confidence level. (RAMJR/AMKDA/PIA-Marinduque)