The Marist poll shows an opening for a challenge to Kristen Gillibrand, whether it’s by Harold Ford Jr. or someone else.
Lee Miringoff, director of polling at Marist said, “She’s below 50 percent against Ford, and a third of Democrats is undecided. Her approval rating among Democrats statewide is only 31 percent.”
A Marist Poll released today echoes other surveys showing Andrew Cuomo’s relative impregnability, and shows that David Paterson’s recent television ad blitz is not having an effect.
Fifty-six percent of the 805 registered voters surveyed said they had seen one of the two ads Paterson’s campaign began airing two weeks ago, but Read More
A Marist poll completed the day before the election but never made public showed “a continuation of the trend we saw in the previous week” with “Democrats and African-Americans coming home,” said pollster Lee Miringoff.
Miringoff said the poll also showed “Bloomberg’s numbers had this low-50s element.”
The methodology here was slightly different than in Read More
One fact that may underscore why Bill Thompson’s main complaint about Michael Bloomberg hasn’t served him better: 45 percent of registered voters said extending term limits made “no difference” in their decision.
That’s according to a new Marist poll, which shows Bloomberg leading Thompson 53 to 38 among likely voters, up Read More
ALBANY—A new poll finds that 62 percent of New Yorkers think the White House was "wrong" to suggest David Paterson step aside, even given his consistent weakness and a consensus that he will hurt the ticket.
Paterson is being openly defiant for now. Since last week, Paterson's approval rating Read More
ALBANY—Kirsten Gillibrand's job approval rating hasn't risen all that much, a poll released today finds, and she is trailing in a hypothetical election match-up against George Pataki.
Gillibrand now trails Pataki by four points; in July, she led the former governor in a hypothetical matchup. Her approval rating is 26 percent.
The polling–by Read More
ALBANY—Familiar bad news for David Paterson: his approval rating still isn't rising, according to a just-released poll.
Marist College found that 20 percent of voters approve of the way the incumbent Democrat is doing his job, compared to 22 percent in a Siena poll in July and 21 percent Read More
Marist is out with a poll saying 51 percent of voters in the city want a new mayor, but 73 percent say they think Michael Bloomberg will be re-elected.
In a head-to-head match-up against Bill Thompson, Bloomberg leads 48 to 35 percent. Against Tony Avella, Bloomberg leads 53 to 29 percent.
In a Democratic primary, Read More
Michael Bloomberg’s job approval rating is up seven percent, according to a Marist poll released this morning.
Bloomberg’s job approval is now at 59 percent, up from 52 percent in February, which was down from the 59 percent approval rating he had in a November Marist poll.
Thirty-nine percent of Read More
According to Marist pollster Lee Miringoff, Michael Bloomberg doesn’t have to worry just yet, since his approval rating is still above 50 percent.
“Until he falls below that, then the yellow signs of caution are still just caution signs,” Miringoff said. Read More