Siena College Research Institute News Archive

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Consumer Sentiment Remains Strong Despite 2 Point Drops Nationally & NY

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Consumer Sentiment Remains Strong Despite 2 Point Drops Nationally & NY
Upstate Confidence Slides while NYC Steady; Republicans Bullish on Today, Worry Grows about Tomorrow; Rep’s Up Overall over 20 Points from a year ago, Dem’s down 6
Buying Plans – Auto, Furniture, Homes Fall from Last Quarter Near Record Numbers; Concern about Gas and Food Prices At All Time – 9 Year - Lows


Trump Support in ‘Blue’ NY Dips; Worst Favorability Since Election; 57% Rate His Job Performance as

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump Support in ‘Blue’ NY Dips; Worst Favorability Since Election; 57% Rate His Job Performance as Poor

Both Dems & Reps in Congress: Lower Job Ratings than Trump

Two-Thirds Concerned About Russian Involvement in Election & Two-Thirds Want Thorough Investigation Carried to Conclusion

Strong Opposition to AHCA; Only 10% Say Senate Should Pass As Is


Cuomo Ratings All Up; Favorability Best in Three Years

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Cuomo Ratings All Up; Favorability Best in Three Years

Overall Job Performance Rating for Cuomo Is Now Positive;
On 6 of 8 Specific Issues, He Gets Negative Job Performance Rating

Voters Haven’t Heard About ConCon – But They Support It



86% of Capital District Residents Say Government Food Programs are Necessary

Friday, April 28, 2017

86% of Capital District Residents Say Government Food Programs are Necessary; Just Over Half Say They are Being Misused
Compared to Rest of State: More Capital District Residents Donate Food/dollars for Hunger Relief; 2 in 10 Volunteer; Less Use SNAP or Food Pantries
8 in 10 Say Employment, Food Affordability, and Meal Planning are Significant Issues for Lower-income Residents
94% agree, “No One in New York Should Go Hungry,” on Par With Rest of State
Rensselaer County Residents and Blacks/Hispanics Struggle Most to Put Food on Table