Siena poll: Cuomo favorability increases
NEW YORK -- Governor Andrew Cuomo is seeing more high marks from New Yorkers. The latest Siena poll shows another increase in his approval rating.
70 percent of those polls say they viewed the governor favorably, compared to 24 percent unfavorably. That's up from the 68-24 ratings given last month.
Cuomo was also given a positive job performance rating by 60 percent, up from 58 percent last month. About one in three polled say he's popular because he’s made state government work more effectively. 30 percent say it’s because he addresses the concerns of average New Yorkers.
Meanwhile, the Siena poll found for the sixth month in a row, New Yorkers think the state is on the right track.