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Maurice Carroll

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Poll: Most Disapprove Of Stop And Frisk; City Divided On Racial Lines

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.

08/16/2012

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: Quinn Maintains Early Lead In NYC Mayor’s Race

The Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows City Council Speaker Christine Quinn winning the support of 29 percent of the city’s registered Democrats.

08/15/2012

Gov. Chris Christie/file (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Christie For VP? New Jerseyans Say No, Poll Finds

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.

07/17/2012

Twenty-ounce bottles of regular and diet soda are seen for sale at a Manhattan deli on May 31, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Poll: New Yorkers Oppose Bloomberg’s Plan To Ban Super-Sized Sugary Drinks

The Quinnipiac University poll found that New Yorkers are opposed to the proposed ban 51 to 46 percent.

06/13/2012

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Democrats Top Ray Kelly In NYC Mayoral Race Poll

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.

05/10/2012

Gov. Chris Christie - Westfield, NJ - Feb 8, 2012 (credit: Governor's Office)

Poll: Gov. Christie’s Approval Ratings Highest Ever; NJ Voters Support NYPD Muslim Surveillance

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.

04/11/2012

Mitt Romney speaks before the Newspaper Association of America - Washington, DC - Apr 4, 2012 (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Romney Leads In NY GOP Race But Trails Against Obama

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.

04/05/2012

Muslims praying

Poll Shows Broad Support For NYPD Surveillance Of Muslims

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.

03/13/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg  (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Poll: New Yorkers Find Bloomberg’s Take-Over Of Public Schools A Failure

New Yorkers are giving Mayor Michael Bloomberg mixed grades in his handling of public schools, according to a Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday.

02/08/2012

One World Trade Center rises over Ground Zero - New York, NY - Sep 7, 2011 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Quinnipiac Poll On 9/11 Anniversary: Many Believe NYC Will Be Attacked Again

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.

09/08/2011

Gov. Andrew Cuomo appears in Albany, NY - Aug 9, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Bests Christie, Bloomberg, Obama In New Poll

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.

08/10/2011

Walmart (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Most New Yorkers Would Shop At Local Walmart

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.

07/28/2011

Mayor Bloomberg, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Poll: Ray Kelly Tops List Of Potential NYC Mayoral Candidates

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.

07/27/2011

Beach in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

No. 1 Problem On The Jersey Shore? Finding A Place To Go No. 1, Poll Finds

A new poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University showed New Jerseyans think there aren’t enough bathrooms near the beach.

06/22/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seen across from Lower Manhattan - Brooklyn, NY - Mar 14, 2011 - Photo: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office

Bloomberg’s Approval Rating Tanks In Latest Poll

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.

03/16/2011

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