Skip to comments.Weiner Shows Gains on Heels of Candidacy Announcement (within margin of error 24-19%: Marist Poll)
Posted on 05/28/2013 1:07:49 PM PDT by drewh
In the first poll since his announcement, Weiner places second with the support of 19% of the citys registered Democrats. New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn still leads but with only 24% of Democrats support, the lowest she has had in this race.
Among registered Democrats in New York City, including those who are undecided yet leaning toward a candidate, if the Democratic primary were held today, here is how the contest would stand: 24% Christine Quinn 19% Anthony Weiner 12% Bill de Blasio 11% Bill Thompson 8% John Liu 1% Sal Albanese <1% Erick Salgado 1% Other 23% Undecided Click Here for Complete May 28, 2013 NYC Marist Poll Release and Tables
The Democratic primary for mayor remains wide open, says Dr. Lee M. Miringoff, Director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion. It is likely to come down to who can punch their ticket for the runoff.
Majority Willing to Give Weiner a Second Chance How do registered voters in New York City react to Anthony Weiners candidacy when considering the sexting scandal that resulted in his resignation from Congress? A majority of voters 53% say he deserves a second chance. 39% believe Weiner does not have the character to be mayor, and 8% are unsure.
Among Democrats, 59% think he deserves a second chance. 58% of non-enrolled voters feel the same. However, six in ten Republicans 61% believe he does not have the character to be mayor. But registered Democrats divide when asked about their impressions of Weiner.
44% of Democrats view him favorably, while 44% do not. 12% are unsure. In April, 45% of the citys Democrats had a favorable view of Weiner, and 41% had a negative view of him. 15% were unsure at the time.
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Weiner’s polls are rising again?????
LOL. His polls are inflated.
Boy this article is really pumping the Weiner.
NYC deserves him, if they elect him.
Uh huh... yep... right!
Just keep trotting out the press conferences were he VEHEMENTLY denied it, and blamed others.
I don’t know whether or not to root for him in the primaries
There is no reason to think that Weiner-man cannot get elected in NY State.
After all, voters reelected Barack Obama, the worst president in American history.
In Massachussets they elected Lie-A-Watha Fauxcahontas to the US Senate.
Connecticut voters elected Richard Blumenthal to the US Senate, knowing that he lied about serving in Vietnam (he never did)
NY State voters elected known liar and carpetbagger Hillary Clinto to the US Senate twice.
The boy must be pumped up!!
This should be a national republican ad.
Do you want a sexual deviant reprints no moral compass representing you? This is who the Democrats support for elected office.
(this is harder than I thought!)
If you vote for Weiner, you have to be nuts.
Headline writers are going to have a field day treating this idiot's candidacy like a horse race ...
Th same people who voted for Bloomie could hold forth a Weiner.
Hard times ahead for Weiner.
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