New York State Of Politics reports:
Half of voters in New York do not think embattled Gov. Andrew Cuomo should resign amid a barrage of sexual harassment allegations, while a plurality of voters believe he can continue to do an effective job as governor, a Siena College poll released Monday morning found.
The poll comes as Cuomo is fighting to remain in office amid bipartisan calls for his resignation and the start of an impeachment investigation by the Democratic-led Assembly.
But the poll released on Monday found crucial elements of Cuomo’s political base — Black voters, Democrats, union households and New York City residents — continue to stand by him despite the controversies and are not aligned with their elected officials yet.
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Siena College poll: 50% of voters in New York do not think Gov. Cuomo should resign. The embattled governor is also maintaining support from key elements of his political base, including Democrats, Black voters and union households https://t.co/aR3a1pnZ06
— Nick Reisman (@NickReisman) March 15, 2021
What Cuomo has going for him right now: 50% of New Yorkers say he should not step down, while 35% say he should, per new Siena poll. 61% of Democrats say he should not step down. https://t.co/USLboIgHx8
— Josh Dawsey (@jdawsey1) March 15, 2021