Paolo Duterte tops performing district representative in Davao Region

DAVAO CITY – First Congressional District Representative Paolo Z. Duterte ranked first in the Top Performing District Representative Survey in Davao Region conducted by the RP-Mission Development Foundation Inc. (RPMD).

Duterte garnered 81.3 percent of the vote followed by Maria Carmen Zamora, of Davao de Oro province, with 80.5 percent. Duterte welcomed the survey results and thanked the general public for their support.

Meanwhile, Davao City third district Rep. Isidro T. Ungab scored 77.6 percent followed by Claude Bautista of Davao Occidental (73.5%), John Tracy Cagas of Davao del Sur (70.3%), Cheeno Miguel Almario of Davao Oriental (70.5%), and Pantaleon Alvarez of Davao del Norte (70.9%).

Nelson Dayanghirang of Davao Oriental province got 68.2 percent followed by Davao City second district Rep. Vincent Garcia (67.4%), Alan Dujali of Davao del Norte (67.2%), Ruwel Peter Gonzaga of Davao de Oro with 65.3%.

The RPMD recently assessed the public officials’ performance nationwide through the “Boses ng Bayan” initiative, which encourages openness and accountability among public officials.

The RPMD evaluated the effectiveness of Davao Region district representatives based on three critical parameters: district representation, legislation, and constituent service.

Firstly, district representation refers to how effectively the representative addresses their constituents’ concerns and needs. This parameter assesses the representative’s ability to be responsive and proactive in addressing issues related to their district.

Secondly, legislation evaluates the representative’s performance in terms of their legislative output. This parameter considers the representative’s role in proposing and passing bills that positively impact their constituents and the community they represent.

Lastly, constituent service refers to how well the representative can assist their constituents in accessing government services and programs. This parameter evaluates the representative’s responsiveness and effectiveness in helping their constituents in matters related to government services, such as health care, education, and social welfare.

According to Dr. Paul Martinez, of the RPMD, assessing district representatives based on these parameters comprehensively evaluates their performance and ability to serve their constituents effectively. It highlights the importance of the representative’s role in addressing the needs and concerns of their constituents, passing meaningful legislation, and providing quality constituent service.

“It is crucial to assess the performance of district representatives regularly, as they play a vital role in ensuring that the needs and concerns of their constituents are addressed. By evaluating their performance, we can determine if they are fulfilling their duties and responsibilities to the best of their abilities,” Martinez said.

He added that regular assessments of district representatives’ performance are essential to ensure that they are effectively fulfilling their obligations.

The “House of Representatives Public Satisfaction” Davao Region survey was part of the national poll “RPMD’s Boses ng Bayan” conducted from February 25 to March 8, 2023, by the RP-Mission and Development Foundation Inc., a nationwide survey performed per district in every region with a total of 10,000 respondents who were registered voters.

The sampling margin of error is ±1 percent with a 95% confidence level. They were randomly chosen, and the number of respondents per district was distributed proportionally based on official voting population data.


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