Quinnipiac University

Poll: De Blasio surpasses 40 percent needed to avoid runoff
Poll: De Blasio surpasses 40 percent needed to avoid runoff
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 9/03/2013 at 4:33PM

The Democratic nominee for mayor could be decided by next week according a new Quinnipiac University poll. With 43 percent of likely Democratic voters saying they would pick Public Advocate Bill de Blasio to head the city, he surpasses the 40 percent needed to avoid a runoff. The survey results, released Tuesday, show former City [...]

De Blasio surges ahead in latest mayoral race poll
De Blasio surges ahead in latest mayoral race poll
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 8/28/2013 at 10:28PM

After taking over as the front-runner earlier this month, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio now has a double-digit lead over his mayoral primary opponents, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll. In the August 28 survey, 36 percent of likely Democratic voters said they would vote for de Blasio. That number is close to the 40 percent [...]

Poll: Voters more comfortable with female, openly-gay than biz executive mayor
Poll: Voters more comfortable with female, openly-gay than biz executive mayor
Politics Queens Courier Staff 2/27/2013 at 12:50PM

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY New Yorkers are ready to have a woman lead the city, but are less interested in having another business executive as mayor, a new poll found. Conducted by Quinnipiac University, the poll said 64 percent of New Yorkers are comfortable with the idea of having a woman candidate be mayor and 27 percent [...]

MTA head Joe Lhota resigns to explore mayoral run
MTA head Joe Lhota resigns to explore mayoral run
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 12/19/2012 at 1:16PM

Following the MTA board’s approval of his fare hike proposal, CEO and Chairman Joe Lhota announced that he will resign, effective December 31, to consider running for New York City mayor in 2013. At the announcement, Lhota said that he would make “no further comment” on his mayoral candidacy until early January, when he will [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/02/2012 at 7:53AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of rain, then rain in the afternoon. High of 73. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Tuesday night: Overcast with rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 64. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of [...]

NYC voters less likely to elect atheist, born-again Christian as mayor
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/15/2012 at 11:45AM

Though most New York City voters do not consider religion a factor in choosing the next mayor, a Quinnipiac University poll released today found that New York City voters are less likely to elect an atheist or born-again Christian than a Muslim or a Mormon. According to the results, 30 percent of city voters are [...]

New York voters favor Cuomo as governor, not as president
New York voters favor Cuomo as governor, not as president
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 7/25/2012 at 3:10PM

The majority of voters in New York state said that Governor Andrew Cuomo is doing a good job in his current position, but aren’t as enthusiastic about him running for president in 2016, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Cuomo’s approval rating was 73 percent, and was viewed favorably among [...]