Most New York voters -- 59 percent! -- want to live in a smoke-free building, according to a new Quinnipiac University Poll.
The sampled voting bloc -- 1,066 people -- doesn't want City Hall to step in to ban indoor smoking, but is uncertain about the so-called "Nanny Government," with 45-48 percen ... More >>
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand last week announced that her campaign currently has a ton of cash -- about $9 million -- on hand for her upcoming re-election campaign. Also last week, the results of a poll were released showing that Gillibrand has a considerable lead over all three of her possible Republ ... More >>
There's bad news for Congressman Bob Turner, Manhattan attorney Wendy Long, and Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos: Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's campaign coffers are filling up quickly -- and her poll numbers are the best they've ever been.Turner, Long, and Maragos are squaring off to see whic ... More >>
Andrew Cuomo, undoubtedly, is a pretty popular guy amongst New Yorkers (especially with New York Post state capital bureau chief Fred Dicker -- as we've chronicled, the guy just loves him). The gov currently boasts a 68-percent job approval rating, according to the latest poll. However, more than tw ... More >>
New Yorkers trust their gov more than the public school teachers union to protect kids' interests, according to a Quinnipiac University poll that came out this morning. The study has been released shortly after another survey in which voters said they trust the union more than Mayor Mike Bloomberg - ... More >>
New Yorkers told pollsters: "I Heart Barack Obama" in a Quinnipiac University survey released this morning.
They gave him a 50-46 percent job-approval rating, unchanged from his 50-45 percent in December. And 50-45 percent want Obama to stick around and think he deserves to be re-elected to ... More >>
New Yorkers think that Ray Kelly is just swell and really like to embarrass one another, according to a new poll.
Indeed, the stats suggest that many city-dwellers are a strange bunch.
Even though Kelly appeared in an Islamophobic vid used for cop training, most New Yorkers don't think the NYPD is ... More >>
New Yorkers are hot for teachers: A new Quinnipiac University poll has found that the city's residents think that profs are more likely to protect the interest of public school kids than Mayor Mike Bloomberg.
Fifty-six percent of voters trust the teachers union to help children learn, while only 31 ... More >>
A new Quinnipiac poll shows that fifty-one percent of New Yorkers disapprove of the way the mayor has handled Occupy Wall Street. Despite this, Bloomberg has a steady overall approval rating of 49 percent. Sixty-two percent like the man personally, and 52 percent approve of "most of his polic ... More >>
According to the latest Quinnipiac University poll, 54% of people agree that the developers of Park51 have the right to build a mosque near Ground Zero. However, almost that same percentage (53%) thinks that they should not be able to build the mosque there due to the sensitivities of 9/11 re ... More >>
Quinnipiac University conducted a study on the socio-political breakdown of New Jersey voters' opinions on the Jersey Shore and whether or not it's New York's fault for birthing the GTL crew. Does the Jersey Shore itself promote bad behavior or are New York's bad actors inexplicably attracted ... More >>
Quinnipiac University released a poll this morning showing that the majority of New York City voters are opposed to Cordoba House's plan to build a mosque and Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero. The poll of 1,183 registered city voters showed 52 percent in opposition, 31 percent in favor, and ... More >>
The first phase of the Ground Zero/9/11 Memorial is supposed to be ready by September 11, 2011. A new Quinnipiac poll shows that most New Yorkers don't believe it, 61 to 28 percent. By a similar margin they disbelieve that the "Freedom Tower" (which, you may recall, lost its patriotic monike ... More >>
Paterson and his Albany enablers finally drove the limping budget over the finish line last week, and the Governor's reward is a 28 percent approval rating in a Quinnipiac poll. While that's two points better than the score he got a month ago, that poll was taken by the Marist Institute; by Quinnip ... More >>
Mike Bloomberg is cold, businesslike, and out of touch with the needs of everyday New Yorkers -- but what the heck, this is New York and no one's looking for a mayoral hug.A Quinnipiac poll out today reports that most New Yorkers find Bloomberg -- surprise! -- a distant billionaire by 55-30 percent. ... More >>