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
“What I think” said Quinnipiac pollster Mickey Carroll. “It’s the third term.”
That’s how Carroll explained today’s Q poll results showing Bloomberg hitting an 8-year low with voters, with a 51-39 percent job approval rating. ”Manhattan is the one place where he’s a plus, He’s a minus everywhere else,” said Carroll.
While Bloomberg’s push for Read More
Doug Schoen, the noted pollster who crunched numbers for Bill Clinton’s re-election campaign in the mid 1990′s, and for Michael Bloomberg’s 2001 mayoral race, said last night that he doesn’t think Bloomberg will run for president.
Schoen, speaking at a forum about presidential polling at Baruch College, was answering a question from an audience Read More
Here's Republican strategist Bill O'Reilly's take on the Kelly for Mayor mayor boomlet that found expression in the Times and on the opinion page of the Daily News over the weekend:
“All the buzz about Ray Kelly shows how eager New Yorkers are to keep the city moving in Read More
Here’s Quinnipiac pollster (and former reporter) Mickey Carroll on the steps of City Hall earlier today talking about the ongoing Eliot Spitzer saga.
Carroll said it's so bizarre, you just have to "stay tuned. How do you know? It's crazy!" It started out as a New York Post story so "the other folks don't Read More
A few minutes ago I ran into Eliot Spitzer's former gubernatorial challenger, John Faso.
Faso has had the unfortunate luck of running against two Democrats who became embroiled in ethical flaps after it would have been of any political use to him. First, he came within about 162,000 votes of of Read More
OK, last post of the day on that congestion pricing poll…
Quinnipiac pollster Mickey Carroll defended his findings showing New York City voters split over congestion pricing, with Manhattan heavily in favor and the outer boroughs heavily against.
Critics said he ensured a negative result by failing Read More
Pictured here is Mickey Carroll, the Quinnipiac pollster who has a survey about Mike Bloomberg’s presidential bid, and Kevin Sheekey, the deputy mayor who helps keep the rumor of that bid alive.
Carroll said he told Sheekey that if Bloomberg wants to run, he has to “put together an organization in Read More