By the Numbers
Politico has the scoop on a new internal poll out from the Kathy Hochul campaign which shows the Erie County Democrat in a dead heat for a race in an open Congressional seat against Republican Jane Corwin.
According to the poll, by Global Strategy Group, Corwin has 31 percent of the vote while Read More
A new poll out today from Quinnipiac University says the two run-off elections for comptroller and public advocate are pretty close, if not in a dead heat. Which, coupled with an expected tiny turnout, means Get Out the Vote will be particularly important.
This year, that's a very good thing for the Read More
Michael Bloomberg’s lead over Bill Thompson dropped when he was identified as a candidate on the Republican line, according to a Quinnipiac poll released today.
Thompson trails Bloomberg 47 to 37 among city voters, compared to the 54-to-32 spread in Quinnipiac’s June 16 poll. In the earlier poll, Bloomberg was identified as “Bloomberg Read More
Michael Bloomberg is down 9 percentage points in a new Marist poll, the first one out since the mayor pushed to have term limits extended so he can seek a third term in office.
The poll, which sampled 696 city voters, had the mayor’s approval rating at 59 percent. It's not a bad Read More
New Yorkers want state lawmakers to close the budget gap by reducing state spending instead of raising taxes, according to results from a Siena poll released today.
“When given a choice of five areas for the state to cut, 23 percent chose aid to local government, 18 percent transportation/infrastructure, seven percent education, six Read More
A majority of Democrats, Republicans and independent voters support changing the term-limits law so Michael Bloomberg can run for reelection, according to a Quinnipiac poll out today.
But Bloomberg’s plan isn’t universally popular; there’s a notable split of opinion along racial lines. According to the poll, “Whites back the idea 64-31, while black voters Read More
New Yorkers don’t want to see Hillary Clinton or Michael Bloomberg as anyone’s vice presidential candidate, according to a poll out today by Siena.
New York voters oppose a Clinton vice presidency 49 – 41 percent. They oppose a Bloomberg vice presidency 49 – 36 percent.
But — just for fun, I guess — Read More
When voters in a new Quinnipiac poll out today were asked who they’d like to elect as governor in 2010, Michael Bloomberg came out on top, slightly edging out Rudy Giuliani.
The survey gave respondents four choices: Bloomberg, Giuliani, David Paterson and Andrew Cuomo.
Paterson, who enjoys a 67-20 approval rating according Read More
Forty-eight percent of New Yorkers say Barack Obama should not pick Hillary Clinton as a running mate, while 42 percent supported the idea, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University.
Not suprisingly, the poll breaks down along party lines: Democrats support an Obama-Clinton ticket, 53-35, and Republicans oppose, 62-27. A majority Read More
Seventy-three percent of New York voters say they think Michael Bloomberg would make a good governor, including 75 percent of Democrats, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University.
The poll didn’t ask about any other possible candidates, like, for example, Andrew Cuomo.