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New Yorkers like the job Cuomo is doing

Jul 12, 2020 5:30 am
Nick Reisman is reporting for State of Politics 60 percent of New Yorkers approve of the job Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo is doing, according to a Marist College poll released last week. The job performance approval score is the highest Cuomo has received since taking office in 2011 and represents a sharp increase from a 38 percent approval rating in March 2019. Twenty-nine percent of respondents believe Cuomo is doing an excellent job, while 31 percent say he is doing a good job. Regionally he is most popular in New York City, where 67 percent of voters approve of the job he is doing; 55 percent of upstate voters polled say he is doing a good or excellent job. In the same poll, half of those surveyed say it is a bad idea to fully reopen public schools for in-classroom instruction, while 40 percent support the idea. Ten percent remain unsure. The poll of 586 registered voters was conducted from July 6 through July 8, and sponsored by NBC 4 New York. Read the full story at nystateofpolitics [dot] com.