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Statement from NYS Dem. Chairman On Siena Poll Numbers


For Immediate Release: February 16, 2021

61% of voters approve of his response

LONG ISLAND, NY: New York State Democratic Party Chairman Jay S. Jacobs has released the following statement: "Despite the best efforts of the far fringe, Governor Cuomo's popularity remains unchanged; 11 months into global pandemic, 61% of voters approve of his response."

"Despite the best efforts of the far fringe, Governor Cuomo's numbers remain unchanged from last month – with a 56% approval rating statewide, including 78% among Democrats, 76% among liberals, 78% among African Americans and 65% among Latino voters.  11 months into this pandemic, the perception of Governor Cuomo's handling of COVID-19 is even stronger with 61% of New Yorkers approving of his handling of New York's response, including 83% of Democrats and majorities in every region of the State.  Apparently, voters understand better than some of those looking to score political points that the Governor has done a great job staying focused on saving lives and ending this pandemic.  Those seeking to politicize the process should take heed."

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