Political Polls

Political Polls

Siena Research Institute regularly conducts studies on the favorability of politicians, if NY is on the right track or wrong direction, various statewide issues and pre-election polls in New York State.

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  • Small Majority Says Gov’s Ethics Package Would Reduce Corruption

    While Small Majority Says Gov’s Ethics Package Would Reduce Corruption, Bigger Majority Says On Time Budget Is More Important

    Voters Prefer Part Time State Legislature with Full Income Disclosure By Legislators Over Full Time Legislature with Outside Employment Ban; However, Would Choose Full Time Legislature Over Current System

    Voters: Not Enough Parental Involvement is Biggest Reason Too Few High School Grads Are College/Career Ready; Strong Support to Make Tenure 5 Years; More Voters Side with Teachers’ Unions Over Gov. on Most Ed. Issues
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  • Heading Into Fifth State of the State, Cuomo Ratings Up

    Heading Into Fifth State of the State, Cuomo Ratings Up; Voters Want Him Focused on Jobs & Education for 2015
    More Voters Say Common Core Implementation Should Be Stopped;
    Trust SED & Regents More than Gov & Leg on Education Policy
    Cuomo Administration Fracking Ban Supported More than Two-to-One Read More

  • On MLK Day, Two-Thirds Say Race Relations in NYS

    On MLK Day, Two-Thirds Say Race Relations in NYS
    Are Only Fair or Poor; Was 51 Percent Last Year
    While NYers (Including NYC) Overwhelmingly View Their Local Police Favorably, Voters Say Cops Wrong to Turn Back on de Blasio
    Bratton, Cuomo Seen as Making Police-Community Relations Better,
    de Blasio, Lynch, Sharpton Seen as Making Relations Worse Read More