Political Polls

Political Polls

Siena Research Institute regularly conducts studies on the favorability of politicians, if NY is on the right track or wrong direction, various statewide issues and pre-election polls in New York State.





Political - Siena Research Institute News

  • Democrat Perez Williams (35%) & Ben Walsh, Independence Candidate (28%) Lead Lavine (9%), Nicoletti (9%), Hawkins (5%)

    Syracuse.com / Spectrum News / Siena College Syracuse Mayoral Poll:
    Democrat Perez Williams (35%) & Ben Walsh, Independence Candidate (28%) Lead Lavine (9%), Nicoletti (9%), Hawkins (5%)
    Perez Williams Leads Big with Democrats; Walsh Leads Lavine by
    7 Points with Republicans; Walsh Leads Independents by 28 Points
    Walsh & Perez Williams Have Strong Favorability Ratings;
    Lavine Unknown to More than Half of Voters
    Democrats Like Direction of Syracuse; Republicans & Independents
    Strongly Say City Is Headed in Wrong Direction; Majority View Miner Favorably Read More

  • Support for ConCon Fading; Voters Evenly Divided on Whether It’s a Waste of Time

    Support for ConCon Fading; Voters Evenly Divided on Whether
    It’s a Waste of Time or Once in a Generation Opportunity
    Huge Support for Potential ConCon Issues: Term Limits; Full-Time
    Legislature; Initiative & Referendum; Women’s Reproductive Rights;
    Constitutional Protections Regardless of Gender Identity, Sex, Ethnicity
    Voters Support Athletes’ Right to Kneel During National Anthem, 60-38%
    2/3 View Trump Unfavorably; Nearly 2/3 Rate His Job Performance as Poor Read More

  • Spectrum/Siena College Albany & Buffalo Democratic Mayoral Primary Polls

    Spectrum/Siena College Albany & Buffalo Democratic Mayoral Primary Polls
    Albany: Incumbent Sheehan (51%) Maintains Strong Lead Over Commisso (26%) & McLaughlin (13%) in Dem. Primary

    Sheehan’s 25-Point Lead Down a Little from 30 Points in August

    Buffalo: Three-termer Brown (49%) Continues to Have Big Lead Over Schroeder (26%) & Grant (11%) in Dem. Primary

    Brown Lead Dips to 23 Points from 27 Points in August Read More