A majority of New Yorkers are optimistic about new Mayor Bill de Blasio’s next four years, but only 2 percent said income inequality should be a top issue for the city to tackle, according to a new poll released this afternoon.
The high numbers nonetheless show Mr. Blasio is enjoying a honeymoon period with the city’s residents, according to Maurice Carroll, director of the Quinnpiac University Polling Institute, which conducted the poll.
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According to a new study out of the U.K., posting too many selfies on platforms like Facebook and Instagram can actually make people feel less close to you–despite the oh-so-flattering comments you may get from users like thirsty1356.
Anthony Weiner’s new sexting scandal has taking its toll both on the former congressman himself and his standing in the mayoral race.
In the first poll taken since Mr. Weiner admitted Tuesday to continuing digital affairs after his resignation–and after proclaiming himself to be a changed man a year later–Mr. Weiner’s one-time lead has whittled.
Alas, Quinnipiac University had the misfortune of polling the mayor’s race before Monday’s bombshell revelations of a leading candidate’s continued deception and sexting habits beyond his resignation from office.
Nevertheless, the firm did the work and released the numbers this evening anyway–showing some good news for former Comptroller Bill Thompson in the Democratic primary in the process.
Ken Lovett noted Andrew Cuomo hasn’t made time to see President Obama during the president’s three trips to New York this month.
Cuomo’s people say he is busy running the state and is not actively trying to avoid the president.
Today’s Siena poll of Western New York’s 26th Congressional District shows that Read More
This morning’s Quinnipiac poll says Andrew Cuomo’s job approval rating is “higher than the governors in any state polled by Quinnipiac University so far this year.”
Here are the numbers:
Andrew Cuomo: 64-16 percent, last month, 56-15 percent.
Dem: 66-15 percent
GOP: 58-18 percent
Independent: 66-15 percent
Upstate: 62-16 percent
NYC: 66-14 percent Read More
Siena pollster Steven Greenberg:
“President Obama’s favorability rating, 63-34 percent, hit its highest level since January 2010,” Greenberg said. “The boost came largely from independent, suburban and younger voters. Similarly, the percentage of voters wanting to see him re-elected next year is up to 52 percent, the highest level since Siena started asking Read More
Michael Bloomberg’s ad campaign hasn’t done much to help his approval rating, which is down to 40 percent, according to a new poll from Marist and New York 1.
In February, when Marist last asked the question, 44 percent approved of Bloomberg’s job performance, which was an uptick from his Read More