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.
The Quinnipiac University poll found that New Yorkers are opposed to the proposed ban 51 to 46 percent.
In a potential matchup, the poll shows New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly trailing each of the three leading Democratic candidates by double digits.
The Quinnipiac poll found that New Jersey voters approve of Gov. Chris Christie 59-36 percent. Meanwhile, they disagreed with him on the criticism of NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly regarding Muslim surveillance in the state.
Quinnipiac University poll director Maurice Carroll says that Romney thumps Santorum 54 to 21 in the primary, and neither Newt Gingrich nor Rep. Ron Paul are even in it.
The disclosure of the NYPD’s expanded surveillance of Muslims prompted criticism for Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. Some politicians and law enforcement officials critiqued the program.
New Yorkers are giving Mayor Michael Bloomberg mixed grades in his handling of public schools, according to a Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday.
The poll finds that ten years after 9/11, there is a strong belief among Americans that New York City will be attacked by terrorists again and that there will be another significant loss of life.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been riding a wave of popularity in the Empire State, but now a new poll pits him against other leaders.
In a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday, 69 percent of the respondents said they would shop at a Walmart in the city if it was convenient, while 63 percent said city officials should allow a local Walmart to open.
A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday asked participants who they would “most like to see elected mayor in 2013,” and Kelly heads the list with 23 percent.
A new poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University showed New Jerseyans think there aren’t enough bathrooms near the beach.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s popularity has taken a huge nose dive, with New Yorkers giving him his lowest marks in eight years. But why? Former Mayor Ed Koch said he has an idea.