Sat, 17 Apr 2021

New York City Poll: Yang, Adams, Wiley Lead Crowded Mayoral Democratic Primary Field

In the first WPIX-TV/NewsNation/Emerson College poll of the New York City mayoral race, entrepreneur Andrew Yang leads the crowded Democratic primary with support from 32% of likely Democratic voters. Rounding out the top five candidates at this stage in the race are Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams at 19%, followed by former counsel to Mayor de Blasio Maya Wiley at 9%, NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer at 6%, and Former NYC Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia at 5%. All other candidates polled under 5%, and 17% of respondents answered someone else (n=644, +/-3.8%).

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Key Takeaways:

  • Voters generally unfamiliar with new ranked-choice voting system
  • 1 in 4 voters misinformed about need for vaccine among those who have had Covid-19
  • Gov. Cuomo is popular in the City, current Mayor De Blasio is not

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Source: Emerson Polling

Distributed by: Reportable, Inc.

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