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Political Roundup: De Blasio, Lhota face off in final debate
Political Roundup: De Blasio, Lhota face off in final debate
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 10/31/2013 at 2:07PM

Mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota had their third and final debate Wednesday. The debate was originally scheduled for Tuesday but was moved to last night in observance of the Sandy anniversary, Questions about Sandy led off the debate, but the two once again battled over many of the same issues they did [...]

De Blasio maintains wide lead in latest poll
De Blasio maintains wide lead in latest poll
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 10/22/2013 at 10:55AM

The newest Quinnipiac University poll shows Democrat Bill de Blasio still has a commanding lead over his Republican opponent Joe Lhota in the mayor’s race. The poll found that De Blasio tops Lhota 68 to 24 percent among likely voters. Independence candidate Adolfo Carrion received 2 percent in the survey. Lhota improved slightly since the [...]

De Blasio has 50 percent lead over Lhota in new poll
De Blasio has 50 percent lead over Lhota in new poll
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 10/03/2013 at 12:37PM

A new poll is predicting a landslide victory for Democrat Bill de Blasio in next month’s mayoral election. De Blasio leads his GOP opponent Joe Lhota 71 to 21 percent among likely voters, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday. Independence Party candidate Adolfo Carrion Jr. received two percent. Those numbers are [...]

Weiner falls to fourth place in latest poll
Weiner falls to fourth place in latest poll
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 7/30/2013 at 11:44AM

After losing his lead in the mayoral race in one poll last week, Anthony Weiner has fallen to fourth place in another survey of voters. In a Quinnipiac University poll released Monday Weiner received 16 percent of the likely Democratic primary vote, down from 26 percent in a July 24 Quinnipiac survey, where he placed [...]

Poll: Queens voters most supportive of NYPD inspector general
Poll: Queens voters most supportive of NYPD inspector general
News Queens Courier Staff 4/13/2013 at 4:10PM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY The majority of New Yorkers are in favor of the creation of an independent inspector general to monitor the NYPD, a new poll found. Conducted by Quinnipiac University, the poll found that New York City voters support the idea by a 66 to 25 percent margin. Queens voters were the most approving [...]

Poll: Cuomo loses support following gun bill
Poll: Cuomo loses support following gun bill
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 2/01/2013 at 2:13PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s rush to pass tougher gun legislation in the state may have won him points with some voters, but support for him, especially from the GOP, has dropped, according to a recently released Quinnipiac University poll. Last month Cuomo’s approval rating decreased from an all-time high of 74-13 percent last month to 59-28 [...]

Joe Lhota officially enters mayoral race
Joe Lhota officially enters mayoral race
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 1/17/2013 at 12:41PM

It’s official. Joe Lhota, former CEO and chair of the MTA, is a mayoral candidate. On Thursday Lhota filed papers with the Board of Elections to become the 109th mayor of New York City. This morning on his newly created campaign website and Facebook page as well as on both his personal and campaign Twitter accounts he [...]

Gov. Cuomo receives high marks for Sandy response
Gov. Cuomo receives high marks for Sandy response
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/03/2012 at 11:14AM

In a new Siena College poll, the majority of New York State voters said they were happy with how Governor Andrew Cuomo has handled the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. According to the results, 67 percent felt that the governor has done an excellent or good job, 22 percent said he has done a fair job [...]

New Yorkers: Gov Christie best at responding to Sandy
New Yorkers: Gov Christie best at responding to Sandy
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 11/20/2012 at 11:31AM

For the first time New Yorkers may be jealous of New Jersey. In a Quinnipiac University poll released today, the city’s voters said that Governor Chris Christie did the best job of responding to Superstorm Sandy. Thirty-six percent of poll takers, who were asked to choose among the New Jersey governor, President Obama, Governor Cuomo [...]