NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A new poll shows New Yorkers feel Michael Bloomberg’s 12-year tenure as mayor was mostly a success.
According to the Quinnipiac poll released Friday, 64 percent of city voters said Bloomberg was a success as mayor, while just 24 percent said he was a failure.
The poll showed 63 percent felt that Bloomberg made the city better, and 16 percent said he made it worse.
Only 37 percent of voters, however, said Bloomberg made life better for them and their family. While 21 percent said he made life worse and 37 percent said he had no effect on their lives.
The poll was based on interviews with 1,288 New York City voters conducted between Jan. 9 and Jan. 15.
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