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Cuomo's Statewide Popularity Plummets: How Do You Rate Him?

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is feeling the heat from New York voters, according to a  new Siena College poll.

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How do you evaluate the job performance of Gov. Andrew Cuomo?
Current Results

How do you evaluate the job performance of Gov. Andrew Cuomo?

  • Excellent
    7%
  • Good
    9%
  • Average
    7%
  • Poor
    21%
  • Awful
    56%

The governor's favorability rating, at 52 percent, is the lowest its been since Feb. 2016. His job performance and re-elect ratings hit their lowest levels this year, according to the Siena College poll.

According to the poll, 46 percent of voters say they’re prepared to re-elect Cuomo and 46 percent prefer ‘someone else,’ down from 53-36 percent in May. Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro are considering running against the Democratic governor.

Only 43 percent of New Yorkers say they approve of the job Cuomo is doing, down from 51 percent in May. Cuomo's approval rating took a big hit from downstate voters, frustrated with his handling of the Metropolitan Transit Authority, Siena College said.

New Yorkers, also expressed their opposition, 47 percent to 37 percent, to naming the new Tappan Zee Bridge after former governor Mario Cuomo, father of Andrew.

How do you rate Cuomo's performance? Cast your vote in our poll.

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