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.
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.
His campaign manager has resigned and his political peers have harsh words for him, but Anthony Weiner has vowed to stay in the race for New York City mayor.
Poll Director Doug Schwartz told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau that only 44 percent of those questioned said Malloy deserves to be reelected, while 46 said he doesn’t deserve it.
The Quinnipiac poll also found that 62 percent of New York voters are worried that there will be another terror attack in the city.
“I’m running for mayor because I’ve been fighting for the middle class and those struggling to make it my entire life. And I hope I get a second chance to work for you.”
Yale and Quinnipiac typically meet on the ice with little more than local bragging rights and the upper hand in the ECAC at stake. Not so much the next time around.
A poll finds New York City voters overwhelmingly support a plan to put the New York Police Department under the scrutiny of an outside watchdog.
An article in New York Times Magazine said Weiner’s “political committee spent more than $100,000 on polling and research.” It also said his wife Huma Abedin is starting to think he should run.
The governor has earned his fourth straight month of 70-plus percent approval in the poll released on Tuesday.
A new poll shows more Republican voters in New York disapproving of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s job performance for the first time, following his push for a gun-control bill.
The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows Gov. Dan Malloy with an approval rating of 48 percent, his highest since taking office.
New York Supreme Court Judge Milton Tingling ruled Monday that the city may not enforce the new regulation, which would have put a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks — both bottled and fountain.
There is a push to enact new gun laws to make life safer in Connecticut before a another milestone following the Newtown massacre.