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New Yorkers React to Weiner's Gains in Polls

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Two polls are showing former Rep. Anthony Weiner gaining ground among the city's Democrats in his bid for the party nomination in the New York City mayoral race.

A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday showed an uptick in his support. He garnered 17 percent support among those surveyed, behind City Council Speaker Christine Quinn's 19 percent and just ahead of ex-Comptroller Bill Thompson's 16 percent. A Quinnipiac poll in May had Quinn at 25 percent, Weiner at 15 percent and Thompson at 10 percent.

On Tuesday, a Wall Street Journal-NBC New York-Marist survey showed Weiner pulling ahead of Quinn by 5 points.

To hear how some New Yorkers are reacting to the latest poll, click the audio above.

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Comments [2]

Dlist1

Wow! What does this say about New York?

Jun. 27 2013 05:40 PM
Bobby Lee from Bronx

I think the polls are misleading. They are polling a minority of the voting public and only those who want to answer the questions.
I am a John Lui supporter and still feel there are more than a half a billion reasons to vote for John and make him the first Asian-American Mayor.

Jun. 27 2013 09:09 AM

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