Quinnipiac University poll
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.
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.
A Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday shows Stringer and the scandal-scarred Spitzer at 46 percent each among likely Democratic primary voters.
The Quinnipiac University poll shows that among black voters, Spitzer leads Stringer by a three-to-one margin. The poll showed no gender gap.
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.
Anthony Weiner kept up his campaign schedule Tuesday, speaking on a panel of mayoral candidates about issues facing small business owners in Washington Heights.
Booker holds a commanding 40-point lead in the latest Quinnipiac University poll in the race to fill late Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s Senate seat.
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 women, who also filed a claim against the Assembly, say they were hired by Assemblyman Vito Lopez last year and were subjected to sexual harassment by him. Just weeks before, Silver had settled claims by two other women against Lopez in a secret deal using $103,000 in public funds.
The governor has earned his fourth straight month of 70-plus percent approval in the poll released on Tuesday.
The Quinnipiac University poll, released Wednesday, shows the Democratic governor’s popularity plummeted among Republicans, independents and voters of his own party.
Wednesday’s poll showed the New Jersey Republican’s positives outweigh his negatives among Democrats, independents and women.
Who was the apple of New Yorker’s eyes during and after Hurricane Sandy?
A new Quinnipiac University poll showed that residents strongly support the Citi Bike program, but many are worried about losing precious parking spaces to bikes.
Mitt Romney continues to widen his lead over Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul in the nomination race for the 1,144 delegates.