New York - Poll: Quinn In Major Lead In NYC Democratic Mayoral Pack
New York - A new poll finds New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has a big lead in a Democratic primary for mayor.
The Quinnipiac (KWIHN’-ih-pee-ak) University poll shows Quinn could get 35 percent of the vote.
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (dih-BLAH’-zee-oh) has 11 percent. He’s followed by 10 percent for former City Comptroller William Thompson and 9 percent for Comptroller John Liu (loo.)
Former MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota (LOH’-tuh) leads among Republicans, with 23 percent.
The biggest share goes to undecided, with 53 percent.
Lhota is followed by businessman John Catsimatidis (kat-sih-muh-TEE’-deez), with 9 percent.
Quinnipiac surveyed 1,332 New York City voters Jan. 8 to 14. The margin of error is plus or minus 2.7 (2-point-7) percentage points.
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