His campaign manager has resigned and his political peers have harsh words for him, but Anthony Weiner has vowed to stay in the race for New York City mayor.
Weiner resigned from Congress in 2011 amid a texting scandal. He was caught sending racy pictures and messages to women who were not his wife. Spitzer resigned as governor amid a 2008 prostitution scandal.
The Quinnipiac poll also found that 62 percent of New York voters are worried that there will be another terror attack in the city.
“I’m running for mayor because I’ve been fighting for the middle class and those struggling to make it my entire life. And I hope I get a second chance to work for you.”
A poll finds New York City voters overwhelmingly support a plan to put the New York Police Department under the scrutiny of an outside watchdog.
An article in New York Times Magazine said Weiner’s “political committee spent more than $100,000 on polling and research.” It also said his wife Huma Abedin is starting to think he should run.
The governor has earned his fourth straight month of 70-plus percent approval in the poll released on Tuesday.
The Quinnipiac University poll shows New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn could get 37 percent of the vote.
The Quinnipiac University poll, released Wednesday, shows the Democratic governor’s popularity plummeted among Republicans, independents and voters of his own party.
Do New Yorkers approve of Police Commissioner Ray Kelly? According to a new poll, the answer is a resounding “yes.”
At 23 percent in the latest Quinnipiac University poll, Lhota would handily beat all other Republican challengers for the nomination. But the good news for him could stop there, according to Quinnipiac’s Maurice Carroll.
This record high approval comes on the heels of New York City registered voters giving Christie top marks for his handling of superstorm Sandy.
The NYPD stopped close to 700,000 people on the street last year. Nearly 87 percent were black or Hispanic, and about half were frisked. About 10 percent were arrested.
The Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows City Council Speaker Christine Quinn winning the support of 29 percent of the city’s registered Democrats.
Fifty-three percent compared to 40 percent of the registered voters surveyed in a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday say Gov. Chris Christie would be a bad choice for Mitt Romney’s running mate.