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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Mayor Bill De Blasio’s Approval Rating Takes Hit, Quinnipiac Poll Shows

A Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday says that 45 percent of New Yorkers approve of the job de Blasio is doing. Thirty-four percent disapprove.

03/18/2014

Medical marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Poll: 88 Percent Of New Yorkers Support Medical Marijuana

The Quinnipiac University poll released Monday finds only 9 percent oppose legalizing medical marijuana.

02/17/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio (Credit: Governor's Office; (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Poll: City, State Voters Favor NYC Universal Pre-K Without Tax On Wealthy

The Quinnipiac poll found 49 percent of city voters support funding pre-K without raising taxes versus 40 percent who favor de Blasio’s proposed tax hike on those making at least $500,000.

02/12/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks after being sworn in on the steps of City Hall in Lower Manhattan January 1, 2014 in New York.  (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Two-Thirds Of New Yorkers Optimistic About De Blasio As Mayor

According to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday afternoon, 67 percent of voters have given the new mayor a vote of confidence, compared with just 21 percent who don’t feel optimistic.

01/16/2014

Bill de Blasio reads to kids at the Children's Aid Society, Sept. 30, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Poll: More Than Two-Thirds Of NYC Voters Support De Blasio’s Plan To Tax The Wealthy

De Blasio campaigned on a platform of adding a tax on households making more than $500,000 a year to cover the costs of universal pre-kindergarten and after-school programs.

11/27/2013

FILE - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Polls Show Gov. Andrew Cuomo With Big Edge To Keep Seat

New polls released Tuesday showed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo with a big edge to keep his job as governor, the post he said landed him a spot on People magazine’s recently released Sexiest Man Alive list.

11/26/2013

Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio debate on Oct. 30, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota On The Attack, De Blasio Plays It Safe In Final Debate

A day after the first anniversary of superstorm Sandy, New York’s mayoral candidates, meeting in their third and final debate Wednesday, each said they were the best choice to lead the city through another natural disaster.

10/30/2013

Gay Marriage (file / credit: DANIEL KFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Judge Blocks Governor’s Request To Delay Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

The ruling Thursday from Mercer County Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson moves the state a step closer to start recognizing same-sex nuptials on Oct. 21.

10/10/2013

Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan BIG DL

Poll Shows Steve Lonegan Gaining On Cory Booker In N.J. Senate Race

A new Quinnipiac University poll finds the race for U.S. Senate in New Jersey has tightened. The special election is scheduled for Oct. 16.

09/24/2013

Bill de Blasio and his wife greet voters in Brooklyn on Sept. 9, 2013 a day before the Democratic primary. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Latest NYC Mayoral Poll Shows De Blasio Leading With 39 Percent

To avoid an Oct. 1 runoff, a candidate needs more than 40 percent in Tuesday’s primary.

09/09/2013

Scott Stringer and Eliot Spitzer (credit: Geety Images)

Poll: Stringer Leads NYC Comptroller’s Race With 50 Percent

A new poll shows Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer´╗┐ leading with 50 percent of likely Democratic primary voters in the New York City comptroller’s race.

09/09/2013

Public Advocate and New York City Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio speaks at an endorsement in Times Square by Local 802, which represents musicians playing in Broadway musicals, the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, and other musical ensembles on August 12, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: De Blasio Takes 23-Point Lead, Could Avoid Runoff

Bill de Blasio’s poll numbers are close to the magic 40% that would allow him to clinch the nomination outright. If no candidate crosses that threshold though, the top two finishers will advance to a runoff on October 1st.

09/03/2013

Eliot Spitzer, Scott Stringer

Poll: Spitzer And Stringer Locked In Dead Heat In Race For Comptroller

A Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday shows Stringer and the scandal-scarred Spitzer at 46 percent each among likely Democratic primary voters.

08/29/2013

Eliot Spitzer, Scott Stringer

Poll: Spitzer Opens Up 19-Point Lead Over Stringer In Comptroller’s Race

The Quinnipiac University poll shows that among black voters, Spitzer leads Stringer by a three-to-one margin. The poll showed no gender gap.

08/14/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio in front of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Poll: De Blasio Front-Runner In Mayoral Race For First Time

This is the first time de Blasio has topped a poll in this campaign. He has surged past former leader Christine Quinn. The City Council speaker is second with 24 percent.

08/13/2013

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