Local February 5, 2015 | 12:01 pm

Dominican Republic’s ruling party scores 72.2%: Poll

Santo Domingo.- If the 2016 elections were held Thursday, 72.2 percent of Dominicans would vote for the candidate of Dominican Republic’s ruling party (PLD), says a survey by Asisa Research.

In a press conference held at the Holiday Inn hotel, Asisa said the opposition PRD party would get 14.9% of the votes, whereas the recently created PRM party would get 10.1%.

The survey found that 67.7% of those asked favor of Constitutional reform to let president Danilo Medina seek reelection.

The pollster said 60% of the voters interviews said they sympathize with the PLD.

The poll also found that 51.2% of those surveyed said the allocation of 4% of GDP for education is the Medina Administration’s main achievement.

The pollster says former president Leonel Fernández would win in a first round with 53.8% to 55.9% of the votes.

Asisa said the nationwide survey conducted in January with1,500 people found that 63.7% of Dominicans say the country is headed in the right direction.

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