NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The latest poll shows New York’s Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is losing some of his strong support among Republicans, while gaining Democratic and independent support.
Pollster Lee Miringoff said such a partisan divide even for the popular governor after six months in office is common.READ MORE: New York City Rolls Out $100 Incentive For Getting Vaccinated As CDC Report Warns Delta Variant As Contagious As Chicken Pox
Overall, the NY1/YNN/Marist College Poll shows Cuomo has a still very high favorability rating of 67 percent. That’s down from 72 percent in May.
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Republicans helped give the Democrat a near record winning margin in November. But Republican support dropped in favorability, job performance, leadership and whether Albany is changing.
The poll questioned 600 adults July 28-31. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 points.
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