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 of Read More
Despite the recent acquittal of the three police officers on trial for the death of Sean Bell, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly still leads the pack of potential mayoral contenders, according to a new Quinnipiac poll.
That seems in part due to his name recognition and in part because most voters probably aren’t thinking about Read More
A Quinnipiac poll released this morning affirms, not particularly shockingly, that identity politics is alive and well in New York.
The survey of hypothetical general election match ups in the state found:
Clinton-McCain: White voters split with 45 percent for McCain and 42 percent for Clinton; blacks back Clinton 65 – 16 percent. Read More
Quinnipiac University releases its poll on Mike Bloomberg at City Hall.
The Mayor dedicates the new headquarters of the American Red Cross in Greater New York at 520 West 49th Street.
Habitat for Humanity NYC demonstrates Integrated Concrete Forms – a new green building material used for Habitat homes in Brooklyn – in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Queens Read More
Crain’s is reporting the results of a survey showing a slim majority–51 percent–of New Yorkers favor the invasion of the city by Wal-Mart chain stores:
A new Quinnipiac University poll found that 74% of city voters agree that Wal-Mart’s lower prices hurt smaller businesses. Yet 70% agreed that the low Read More
It looks like it’s about time for Quinnipiac University to retire the “do you want to have dinner with Mike” question, as it seems totally unrelated to his popularity as Mayor.
From the release:
“Mayor Michael Bloomberg won reelection by a historic margin and has a 4 – 1 approval rating, Read More
Another day, another poll about the 2006 races, this one from Quinnipiac University.
It must be getting hard to write the headlines on these things. Democrats hold big leads over GOP candidates nobody’s ever heard of in races to which nobody is paying attention.
Scraps of news include Tom Golisano looking marginally stronger against Read More