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

Friday, October 6, 2017

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


Bad News:  NYS Consumer Sentiment Drops Second Straight Quarter

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Bad News: NYS Consumer Sentiment Drops Second Straight Quarter;
Good News: Decline Only a Couple Points, Index Remains Strongly Optimistic
Confidence Declines among Men, Increases among Women; Gender Gap almost Disappears
Storms Push Gas Prices Up, Concerns Follow; Buying Plans Strong for Cars, Homes Slide


Spectrum/Siena College Albany & Buffalo Democratic Mayoral Primary Polls

Sunday, September 10, 2017

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


Trump Ratings Are Lowest They’ve Been in His Presidency

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

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


Cuomo Favorability Rating Rebounds

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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