New survey reveals that Governor Hochul leads voting intention in November general elections
There are almost six weeks left before New Yorkers go to the polls again, in the general elections on November 8, which will decide the future of the State, and the current Governor, Kathy Hochul, whoever seeks to continue in office is ahead, by a wide margin.
This is revealed by data from a recent Siena Polls survey, where consulted voters gave 54% of support for the Governorwhile his closest rival, the Republican Lee Zeldinappears with 37% electoral support.
The survey data also shows that Hochul continues to grow in the intention of votes among the electorate, since last August He had 53% and his opponent 39%.
“Hochul continues to have a solid double-digit lead over Zeldin, maintaining his base with 81% support from Democrats, just like in August,” he said. Steven Greenberg, pollster from Siena College, noting that her Governor’s rival has been losing support.
“Zeldin has the support of 77% of Republicans, down from 84% previously, and continues to lead narrowly among independent voters, 45-42%… To close or even reduce a 17-point gap, he would need to win a much larger proportion. number of independents, solidify Republican support, and remove a few more Democrats.”
Greenberg explained that the results showing broad support for Hochul not surprising.
“It is not surprising that Hochul dominate in New York City, lead by five points in the southern suburbs of the state, after being three points behind in August, while those in the north are practically even”, said the expert.
“Hochul has a commanding two-to-one advantage, 61-29% with women, and has a narrow 48-44% advantage with men. White voters side with Hochul by 10 points, Latino voters by 25 points, and black voters by 68 points,” she added.
On the favorable image of the Governor, the survey revealed that Hochul has 47 approval ratings, against 40% against.
Although the official date of the general election is on November 8, New York has the option for voters to go to the polls early between October 29 and November 6.
Dates and times to exercise early voting
- Saturday October 29, 2022 from 10 am to 6 pm
- Sunday October 30, 2022 from 10 am to 6 pm
- Monday October 31, 2022 from 8 am to 4 pm
- Tuesday, November 1, 2022 from noon to 8 pm
- Wednesday, November 2, 2022 from 8 am to 4 pm
- Thursday, November 3, 2022 from noon to 8 pm
- Friday, November 4, 2022 from 8 am to 4 pm
- Saturday November 5, 2022 from 10 am to 6 pm
- Sunday, November 6, 2022 from 10 am to 6 pm
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