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President Barack Obama speaks at the NATO summit - Lisbon, Portugal - Nov 20, 2010 - Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Majority Of New Jerseyans Still Approve Of Obama

But 58 percent of those surveyed in the Fairleigh Dickinson-PublicMind poll out Monday believe the country is on the wrong track.


Cathie Black is seen with Mayor Michael Bloomberg and outgoing New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office

Panel Votes Against Waiver For Cathie Black

In a potential setback for Mayor Bloomberg’s hand-picked choice to run NYC schools, an eight-member panel of education experts has voted against recommending a waiver for Cathie Black.


Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting - Moorestown, NJ - Oct 28, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Poll: NJ Voters Have Strong Views About Christie

Overall, 49 percent give Christie a thumbs up, compared to 39 percent who give his job performance a thumbs down.


Candidates for Governor Dan Malloy and Tom Foley participate in a debate - West Hartford, CT - Oct 26, 2010 - AP Photo/Bob Child

Dead Heat In Race For Connecticut Governor

Democrat Dan Malloy and Republican Tom Foley are vying to succeed M. Jodi Rell in the state’s top job.


Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is seen after debating Linda McMahon - Hartford, CT - Oct 4, 2010 - Photo: Richard Messina-Pool/Getty Images

Blumenthal Holds Lead Over McMahon In C.T.

A poll released Tuesday shows the state attorney general leading McMahon by 12 percentage points, or 54 percent to 42 percent, among likely voters.


Paladino (L), Cuomo (R) (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Paladino Says ‘Yes’ To Debate

As of Wednesday afternoon, Democrat Andrew Cuomo had yet to respond.


Carl Paladino and Andrew Cuomo shake hands at the debate for New York Governor at Hofstra University - Hempstead, NY - Oct 18, 2010 - Photo: Audrey C. Tiernan-Pool/Getty Images

New Poll Shows Cuomo With Big Lead Over Paladino

The Siena College poll shows Cuomo not only has a lead that Siena’s pollster called “overwhelming,” but he also has the momentum.


Richard Blumenthal and Linda McMahon shake hands prior to their debate in the U.S. Senate race - Garde Arts Center - New London, CT - Oct 12, 2010 - Photo: Dana Jensen-Pool/Getty Images

Some Women Turned Off By Linda McMahon

A new poll shows Richard Blumenthal’s lead over McMahon has grown to double-digits in the U.S. Senate race in Connecticut.


An execution chamber is seen in Huntsville, TX - Jun 23, 2000 - Photo: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers

Support For Death Penalty At 10-Year High In CT

Quinnipiac University’s poll, released Wednesday, found 65 percent of those surveyed support the death penalty. That’s up from 61 percent two years ago.


New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Poll: More Voters Approve NJ Gov’s Fiscal Approach

The Fairleigh Dickinson/PublicMind poll out Tuesday has Christie’s overall job approval rating at 51 percent.


Eric Schneiderman is seen with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo - Sep 26, 2010 - Photo: Schneiderman for Attorney General

Schneiderman Leads In A.G. Race Ahead Of Debate

A new poll shows the Democrat running for attorney general in New York leading his Republican opponent as they head into their first debate Friday.


Iona College

Local College Gets Back In The Polling Game

Move over Marist and Quinnipiac! There’s a new polling center in town.


Manhattan polling place

80 Poll Sites Opened Late On NYC Primary Day

Voters reported multiple problems during the Sept. 14 primary, when New York state rolled out new automated voting machines for the first time.


New Poll Shows Tight Race For Governor Of Connecticut

Just how will independent or undecided voters cast their ballots on election day?


Richard Blumenthal and Linda McMahon - File / Photos: AP

Connecticut U.S. Senate Race Too Close To Call

The Quinnipiac University poll shows Blumenthal with a 49 percent to 46 percent lead over McMahon.