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Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner at the NYC Pride Parade last month. Photo: Neon Tommy, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner at the NYC Pride Parade last month. Photo: Neon Tommy, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Poll: Cuomo rebounds, NYers embarrassed by Spitzer, Weiner

A new poll finds most New Yorkers are ashamed of the candidacies of Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer for Mayor and Comptroller of New York City. The Siena College poll also finds that Governor Cuomo, in contrast, is enjoying a minor rebound with voters.  Go to full article
Republican Matt Doheny (shown campaigning in Canton during his 2010 bid for the seat) faces a steep climb in the final weeks of the NY21 campaign, according to a new Siena Poll.
Republican Matt Doheny (shown campaigning in Canton during his 2010 bid for the seat) faces a steep climb in the final weeks of the NY21 campaign, according to a new Siena Poll.

NY21 Poll: Owens leads Doheny by 13 points

The Siena College Research Institute released the first independent poll of the 21st district congressional race Monday at 6 a.m. The survey shows Democratic incumbent Bill Owens holding a commanding lead over Republican challenger Matt Doheny.

Owens is winning 49 percent of voter support, according to the poll. Doheny is attracting just 36 percent support from those surveyed. Third party Green candidate Donald Hassig is garnering six percent.  Go to full article

Poll: Cuomo hits new high among NY voters

A new poll finds that Governor Andrew Cuomo continues to enjoy high popularity and support for his budget, which would cut $10 billion in spending on schools and health care, among other things. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article
NY Attorney-General Andrew M. Cuomo. Source: campaign website
NY Attorney-General Andrew M. Cuomo. Source: campaign website

Cuomo says he'll reform Albany as governor

On Friday, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo made it official. He's running for governor and hopes to replace fellow-Democrat David Paterson, who has bowed out of the race. Cuomo will face either Republican Rick Lazio or Democrat-turned-Republican Steve Levy in November. Todd Moe talks with Adirondack Bureau Chief Brian Mann about the race.  Go to full article

Poll: NY Senate fight turns off New Yorkers

A new poll by Siena College finds, not surprisingly, that voters are upset over the gridlock in the New York State Senate, and more people than ever think the state is going in the wrong direction. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article
Scott Murphy
Scott Murphy

Scott Murphy?s rise reflects a changing political landscape

Democrat Scott Murphy has closed to within five points of Republican frontrunner Jim Tedisco in the 20th congressional district race. Steven Greenberg with Siena College says the race is now "too close to call." The influential Rothenberg Report now calls the race a "toss-up." Scott Murphy, a political newcomer from Glens Falls, has nearly erased what was a 20-point gap just a month ago. Tedisco, the top Republican in the state Assembly, is scrambling to retool his campaign and his TV ads. With just two weeks left to go in this race, Martha Foley talks with Brian Mann about the poll numbers and what they mean.  Go to full article

Voters say Paterson did poor job choosing senator

A new poll finds New Yorkers are generally pleased with Governor David Paterson's selection of Kirsten Gillibrand to the US Senate, but are not happy with the way the governor went about choosing a new Senator. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Siena Poll: Obama's lead in New York slipping

A new poll finds that Barack Obama is not doing as well as expected among potential New York voters. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Polls continue to favor Spitzer

Analysts say Democratic gubernatorial challenger Tom Suozzi did not score as many points during a debate as he may have needed to turn his long shot race against Eliot Spitzer around. Meanwhile, a new poll out brings more good news for frontrunner Spitzer, and more bad news for another one of his opponents. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Spitzer Leads in Latest Poll

A Siena college poll finds that Eliot Spitzer still retains a commanding lead in the New York race for Governor. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

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