The Siena College survey found that 39 percent of voters statewide back Cuomo over de Blasio, compared to 28 percent who side with the mayor. De Blasio had slightly more support than Cuomo among Democrats and New York City voters.
At a seperate MLK Day event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Borough President Eric Adams, a former NYPD captain, also stuck up for the mayor.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his handling of the economy and government corruption under sharp criticism from Republican Rob Astorino Wednesday night during the only scheduled debate of the governor’s race.
“I’m in! Let’s put New York in the winning column again,” Astorino tweeted Wednesday morning.
Fifty-two percent of voters said that they backed Mangano compared to thirty-five percent for Suozzi, according to a Newsday, News 12, and Siena College poll.
A new Siena poll has Quinn with a nine point lead over her closest competitor, Anthony Weiner. But Quinn said the numbers don’t matter much to her.
New Yorkers gave high marks to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg for their reaction to Superstorm Sandy, but are far less happy with the Long Island Power Authority.
A new poll finds that 47 percent of New Yorkers say they are worse off financially than they were four years ago, compared to 37 percent who say their finances have improved.
Approximately one-sixteenth of the season is now complete. That’s like one game of the NFL season. Can you really make definitive judgments on a team that soon?
Siena says it chose to give the degree to Jeter “in recognition of his leadership, accomplishments on the baseball field and dedication to improving the lives of young people through his Turn 2 Foundation.”
After further review, the NFL overturned Siena’s plans to live-stream a New York Giants playoff game during a college basketball matchup.
After more than 800 Long Islanders were surveyed, 49 percent said they thought the Long Island Rail Road was doing a good or excellent job.
Some residents and business owners who have been fed up with the encampment at Zuccotti Park say they’re glad the city evicted Occupy Wall Street protesters and cleaned up the park early Tuesday morning.
The push for a higher tax on New Yorkers making more than $1 million a year is getting fresh life with a new poll showing overwhelming support, a high-profile rally on Monday and the strengthening Occupy Wall Street protest in New York City.
The Siena College poll shows Gov. Andrew Cuomo increased his already high approval rating but that 41 percent feel New Yorkers are losers in the budget that cut spending by 2 percent.