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

  • 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

  • Trump Ratings Are Lowest They’ve Been in His Presidency

    Trump Ratings Are Lowest They’ve Been in His Presidency

    Two-Thirds: Trump ‘Poor’ on Race Relations; Half: ‘F’ for Charlottesville

    Small Plurality of Voters Says Neo-Nazis & White Nationalists
    Should Not Be Given Permits to March; Strong Majority
    Says Confederate Statues & Memorial Should Stay Up

    By Two-to-One Voters Say Country Headed in Wrong Direction; Majority Are
    Pessimistic About Country’s Future; Reps in Congress: Lower Than Trump Read More

  • Cuomo Favorability Rating Rebounds

    Cuomo Favorability Rating Rebounds;
    Overall Job Performance Remains Underwater;
    Job Performance on 5 Issues All Significantly Negative

    Plurality Support for ConCon with Independents Most Supportive;
    Voters Divided Over Naming Tappan Zee for Mario Cuomo

    By 50-36%, New Yorkers Say State Headed on Right Track

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