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Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #17132

Geography: New York Sponsors:


Data Collected: 09/20/2010 - 09/21/2010 All SurveyUSA clients in New York
Release Date: 09/22/2010

New York State: Cuomo Atop Paladino for Govenor; Gillibrand and DioGuardi Even for US Senate; Schumer Re-Elected: In an election for New York Governor today, 09/22/10, 1 week after
the Primary and 6 weeks until the General Election, Democrat Andrew Cuomo defeats Republican Carl Paladino 49% to 40%, according to a SurveyUSA poll conducted exclusively for Gannett,
including WGRZ-TV in Buffalo, The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, and the Journal News in White Plains. Lower-income voters account for all of Cuomo's lead. The contest is effectively even
among middle-income and upper-income voters. Cuomo leads 2:1 in New York City. Paladino leads 5:3 in Western NY. The candidates are effectively even in the NYC suburbs and Upstate.
Consistent with SurveyUSA polling in other statewide races: men in 2010 are voting Republican, women in 2010 are voting Democrat; there is a 34-point gender gap for Governor. New York voters
will, unusually, elect 2 United States Senators in 2010. In the Special Election to fill the final 2 years of Hillary Rodham Clinton's term, incumbent Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand and former
Congressman Republican Joe DioGuardi today finish effectively even, Gillibrand's nominal 1-point lead being within the survey's theoretical margin of sampling error. Gillibrand leads in the 5
boroughs of NYC, trails elsewhere. Men vote Republican, women vote Democrat and, in this contest, cancel each other out. Lower-income voters break significantly Democrat. Middle-income and
upper-income voters break slightly Republican. In New York's general election for US Senate , incumbent Democrat Chuck Schumer is reelected, defeating Republican Jay Townsend 54% to
33%. Schumer leads among both men and women, among both young and old, among both whites and minorities. 1 in 4 Republicans cross over to vote for Schumer; Independents favor Schumer
by 17 points. Schumer wins in NYC and its suburbs, leads in WNY, trails upstate.

Filtering: SurveyUSA interviewed 1,000 New York adults 09/20/10 through 09/21/10. Of them, 867 were registered to vote. Of the registered voters, 572 were identified by SurveyUSA as being
likely to vote in the November general election.

[Candidate names rotated]<br>If the election for New York Governor were today, who would you vote for? Republican Carl Paladino? Democrat Andrew Cuomo? Or another candidate?
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572 Likely Voters Gender Age <50 / 50+ Race Party Affiliation
All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% Male Female 18-34 35-49 50-64 65+ 18-49 50+ White Black Hispani Other Republi Democr Indepen
Paladino (R) 40% 49% 32% 56% 40% 38% 33% 45% 36% 46% 7% 33% 42% 72% 16% 39%
Cuomo (D) 49% 40% 57% 33% 49% 49% 58% 43% 53% 42% 86% 55% 41% 18% 77% 41%
Other 8% 9% 8% 11% 10% 9% 5% 10% 7% 8% 4% 11% 16% 8% 5% 16%
Undecided 3% 2% 4% 0% 2% 3% 4% 1% 4% 3% 4% 0% 1% 3% 2% 4%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 48% 52% 17% 29% 29% 25% 46% 54% 73% 12% 8% 7% 35% 44% 20%

[Candidate names rotated]<br>If the election for New York Governor were today, who would you vote for? Republican Carl Paladino? Democrat Andrew Cuomo? Or another candidate?
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572 Likely Voters Ideology Opinion Of Tea Party Top Issue College Grad Abortion Own a Gun?
All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% Conser Modera Liberal Favora Unfavor Neutral Jobs Taxes Health Govern Public Yes No Pro-life Pro-cho Yes No
Paladino (R) 40% 69% 32% 15% 76% 8% 33% 24% 54% 14% 66% 32% 41% 39% 54% 31% 66% 30%
Cuomo (D) 49% 17% 58% 78% 12% 84% 54% 68% 33% 75% 21% 46% 48% 50% 36% 57% 23% 59%
Other 8% 10% 7% 7% 11% 7% 9% 7% 8% 10% 11% 20% 10% 7% 6% 10% 8% 9%
Undecided 3% 4% 2% 0% 2% 1% 4% 2% 5% 1% 2% 2% 2% 4% 4% 1% 2% 3%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 35% 36% 20% 38% 35% 22% 38% 27% 8% 13% 7% 59% 41% 39% 59% 27% 71%

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Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #17132
Geography: New York Sponsors:
Data Collected: 09/20/2010 - 09/21/2010 All SurveyUSA clients in New York
Release Date: 09/22/2010

[Candidate names rotated]<br>If the election for New York Governor were today, who would you vote for? Republican Carl Paladino? Democrat Andrew Cuomo? Or another candidate?
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572 Likely Voters Income Region
All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% < $40K $40K - > $80K NYC NYC Su Upstate WNY
Paladino (R) 40% 28% 44% 46% 28% 45% 42% 58%
Cuomo (D) 49% 60% 46% 44% 61% 44% 43% 36%
Other 8% 10% 8% 8% 9% 8% 11% 5%
Undecided 3% 2% 2% 2% 2% 4% 4% 1%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 26% 41% 33% 38% 26% 20% 16%

[Candidate names rotated]<br>New York will also elect two United States Senators. In the first US Senate election, for a 2-year term ... If the election were today, who would you vote
2 for? Republican Joe DioGuardi? Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand? Or another candidate?

572 Likely Voters Gender Age <50 / 50+ Race Party Affiliation
All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% Male Female 18-34 35-49 50-64 65+ 18-49 50+ White Black Hispani Other Republi Democr Indepen
DioGuardi (R) 44% 52% 36% 65% 43% 42% 32% 51% 38% 50% 13% 40% 34% 74% 19% 45%
Gillibrand (D) 45% 39% 50% 28% 44% 46% 56% 38% 50% 38% 77% 53% 51% 15% 72% 38%
Other 8% 5% 10% 2% 11% 8% 8% 7% 8% 8% 7% 0% 14% 4% 7% 14%
Undecided 4% 3% 4% 6% 3% 4% 4% 4% 4% 4% 3% 7% 1% 6% 2% 4%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 48% 52% 17% 29% 29% 25% 46% 54% 73% 12% 8% 7% 35% 44% 20%

[Candidate names rotated]<br>New York will also elect two United States Senators. In the first US Senate election, for a 2-year term ... If the election were today, who would you vote
2 for? Republican Joe DioGuardi? Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand? Or another candidate?

572 Likely Voters Ideology Opinion Of Tea Party Top Issue College Grad Abortion Own a Gun?
All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% Conser Modera Liberal Favora Unfavor Neutral Jobs Taxes Health Govern Public Yes No Pro-life Pro-cho Yes No
DioGuardi (R) 44% 72% 39% 14% 78% 9% 42% 35% 55% 14% 60% 31% 45% 42% 59% 34% 60% 36%
Gillibrand (D) 45% 17% 50% 77% 12% 81% 43% 56% 32% 72% 25% 55% 45% 45% 32% 53% 30% 52%
Other 8% 7% 9% 7% 8% 7% 9% 5% 9% 12% 12% 11% 8% 7% 5% 9% 8% 7%
Undecided 4% 5% 2% 1% 1% 3% 6% 3% 4% 2% 4% 3% 2% 6% 4% 4% 3% 4%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 35% 36% 20% 38% 35% 22% 38% 27% 8% 13% 7% 59% 41% 39% 59% 27% 71%

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Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #17132
Geography: New York Sponsors:
Data Collected: 09/20/2010 - 09/21/2010 All SurveyUSA clients in New York
Release Date: 09/22/2010

[Candidate names rotated]<br>New York will also elect two United States Senators. In the first US Senate election, for a 2-year term ... If the election were today, who would you vote
2 for? Republican Joe DioGuardi? Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand? Or another candidate?

572 Likely Voters Income Region


All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% < $40K $40K - > $80K NYC NYC Su Upstate WNY
DioGuardi (R) 44% 30% 49% 47% 35% 51% 49% 47%
Gillibrand (D) 45% 56% 42% 44% 54% 39% 37% 43%
Other 8% 9% 6% 7% 7% 6% 11% 8%
Undecided 4% 5% 3% 2% 4% 4% 3% 3%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 26% 41% 33% 38% 26% 20% 16%

[Candidate names rotated]<br>In the second US Senate election, for a full 6-year term ... If the election were today, who would you vote for? Republican Jay Townsend? Democrat
3 Chuck Schumer? Or another candidate?

572 Likely Voters Gender Age <50 / 50+ Race Party Affiliation
All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% Male Female 18-34 35-49 50-64 65+ 18-49 50+ White Black Hispani Other Republi Democr Indepen
Townsend (R) 33% 39% 27% 39% 33% 33% 28% 35% 31% 39% 7% 25% 23% 59% 11% 35%
Schumer (D) 54% 48% 60% 41% 55% 56% 60% 50% 58% 47% 85% 64% 65% 24% 79% 52%
Other 10% 11% 9% 16% 9% 9% 8% 12% 9% 12% 5% 11% 1% 12% 8% 13%
Undecided 3% 2% 4% 4% 3% 2% 3% 3% 3% 2% 2% 0% 11% 4% 2% 1%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 48% 52% 17% 29% 29% 25% 46% 54% 73% 12% 8% 7% 35% 44% 20%

[Candidate names rotated]<br>In the second US Senate election, for a full 6-year term ... If the election were today, who would you vote for? Republican Jay Townsend? Democrat
3 Chuck Schumer? Or another candidate?

572 Likely Voters Ideology Opinion Of Tea Party Top Issue College Grad Abortion Own a Gun?
All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% Conser Modera Liberal Favora Unfavor Neutral Jobs Taxes Health Govern Public Yes No Pro-life Pro-cho Yes No
Townsend (R) 33% 59% 26% 9% 61% 9% 28% 23% 49% 11% 45% 30% 33% 33% 51% 22% 44% 28%
Schumer (D) 54% 26% 62% 84% 24% 84% 59% 67% 40% 76% 46% 51% 56% 53% 37% 65% 36% 63%
Other 10% 14% 8% 6% 15% 5% 11% 6% 8% 13% 7% 16% 10% 11% 10% 11% 17% 8%
Undecided 3% 1% 4% 1% 0% 2% 3% 4% 3% 0% 2% 3% 1% 3% 2% 2% 3% 1%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 35% 36% 20% 38% 35% 22% 38% 27% 8% 13% 7% 59% 41% 39% 59% 27% 71%

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Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #17132
Geography: New York Sponsors:
Data Collected: 09/20/2010 - 09/21/2010 All SurveyUSA clients in New York
Release Date: 09/22/2010

[Candidate names rotated]<br>In the second US Senate election, for a full 6-year term ... If the election were today, who would you vote for? Republican Jay Townsend? Democrat
3 Chuck Schumer? Or another candidate?

572 Likely Voters Income Region


All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% < $40K $40K - > $80K NYC NYC Su Upstate WNY
Townsend (R) 33% 26% 31% 40% 22% 36% 46% 38%
Schumer (D) 54% 60% 54% 53% 68% 49% 41% 47%
Other 10% 12% 12% 6% 7% 13% 12% 12%
Undecided 3% 2% 3% 1% 3% 3% 2% 3%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 26% 41% 33% 38% 26% 20% 16%

Is your opinion of Carl Paladino ... favorable? Unfavorable? Neutral? Or, do you have no opinion of Carl Paladino?
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572 Likely Voters Gender Age <50 / 50+ Race Party Affiliation
All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% Male Female 18-34 35-49 50-64 65+ 18-49 50+ White Black Hispani Other Republi Democr Indepen
Favorable 35% 43% 27% 56% 35% 27% 29% 43% 28% 38% 14% 44% 25% 55% 19% 35%
Unfavorable 31% 31% 31% 26% 28% 35% 34% 27% 34% 28% 51% 35% 26% 15% 45% 28%
Neutral 21% 17% 25% 11% 20% 24% 26% 17% 25% 24% 13% 8% 23% 20% 18% 30%
No Opinion 13% 9% 18% 7% 17% 14% 12% 13% 13% 10% 22% 13% 25% 10% 18% 7%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 48% 52% 17% 29% 29% 25% 46% 54% 73% 12% 8% 7% 35% 44% 20%

Is your opinion of Carl Paladino ... favorable? Unfavorable? Neutral? Or, do you have no opinion of Carl Paladino?
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572 Likely Voters Ideology Opinion Of Tea Party Top Issue College Grad Abortion Own a Gun?
All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% Conser Modera Liberal Favora Unfavor Neutral Jobs Taxes Health Govern Public Yes No Pro-life Pro-cho Yes No
Favorable 35% 61% 23% 20% 64% 11% 28% 25% 41% 20% 53% 22% 37% 33% 51% 25% 53% 29%
Unfavorable 31% 12% 39% 50% 10% 60% 26% 40% 23% 38% 16% 48% 34% 28% 22% 38% 18% 37%
Neutral 21% 19% 22% 18% 20% 15% 32% 20% 24% 26% 20% 20% 20% 23% 22% 21% 19% 21%
No Opinion 13% 8% 15% 12% 6% 15% 14% 14% 11% 16% 11% 9% 9% 16% 5% 16% 10% 13%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 35% 36% 20% 38% 35% 22% 38% 27% 8% 13% 7% 59% 41% 39% 59% 27% 71%

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Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #17132
Geography: New York Sponsors:
Data Collected: 09/20/2010 - 09/21/2010 All SurveyUSA clients in New York
Release Date: 09/22/2010

Is your opinion of Carl Paladino ... favorable? Unfavorable? Neutral? Or, do you have no opinion of Carl Paladino?
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572 Likely Voters Income Region
All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% < $40K $40K - > $80K NYC NYC Su Upstate WNY
Favorable 35% 31% 41% 35% 28% 35% 32% 53%
Unfavorable 31% 30% 32% 33% 36% 30% 28% 25%
Neutral 21% 25% 19% 21% 20% 23% 26% 14%
No Opinion 13% 15% 9% 11% 16% 12% 14% 8%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 26% 41% 33% 38% 26% 20% 16%

Is your opinion of Andrew Cuomo ... favorable? Unfavorable? Neutral? Or, do you have no opinion of Andrew Cuomo?
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572 Likely Voters Gender Age <50 / 50+ Race Party Affiliation
All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% Male Female 18-34 35-49 50-64 65+ 18-49 50+ White Black Hispani Other Republi Democr Indepen
Favorable 47% 42% 51% 41% 43% 44% 57% 42% 50% 40% 76% 64% 48% 20% 71% 41%
Unfavorable 27% 35% 20% 29% 31% 28% 22% 30% 25% 32% 10% 16% 18% 41% 12% 36%
Neutral 23% 20% 25% 28% 23% 23% 19% 25% 21% 24% 12% 20% 34% 33% 15% 22%
No Opinion 4% 2% 5% 3% 4% 5% 2% 3% 4% 4% 2% 0% 1% 7% 2% 2%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 48% 52% 17% 29% 29% 25% 46% 54% 73% 12% 8% 7% 35% 44% 20%

Is your opinion of Andrew Cuomo ... favorable? Unfavorable? Neutral? Or, do you have no opinion of Andrew Cuomo?
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572 Likely Voters Ideology Opinion Of Tea Party Top Issue College Grad Abortion Own a Gun?
All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% Conser Modera Liberal Favora Unfavor Neutral Jobs Taxes Health Govern Public Yes No Pro-life Pro-cho Yes No
Favorable 47% 21% 55% 71% 17% 78% 47% 61% 34% 74% 28% 46% 48% 45% 33% 56% 29% 54%
Unfavorable 27% 49% 21% 10% 53% 7% 20% 17% 36% 15% 41% 34% 28% 28% 40% 20% 43% 22%
Neutral 23% 27% 21% 18% 26% 13% 29% 19% 26% 9% 27% 17% 22% 21% 23% 21% 24% 22%
No Opinion 4% 4% 3% 2% 4% 1% 4% 3% 4% 1% 4% 3% 2% 5% 4% 2% 5% 3%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 35% 36% 20% 38% 35% 22% 38% 27% 8% 13% 7% 59% 41% 39% 59% 27% 71%

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Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #17132
Geography: New York Sponsors:
Data Collected: 09/20/2010 - 09/21/2010 All SurveyUSA clients in New York
Release Date: 09/22/2010

Is your opinion of Andrew Cuomo ... favorable? Unfavorable? Neutral? Or, do you have no opinion of Andrew Cuomo?
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572 Likely Voters Income Region
All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% < $40K $40K - > $80K NYC NYC Su Upstate WNY
Favorable 47% 51% 47% 42% 58% 41% 42% 35%
Unfavorable 27% 22% 29% 32% 17% 31% 31% 41%
Neutral 23% 24% 20% 22% 23% 26% 19% 19%
No Opinion 4% 3% 4% 3% 2% 2% 8% 5%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 26% 41% 33% 38% 26% 20% 16%

Which of these issues is currently the most important one facing New York State?
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572 Likely Voters Gender Age <50 / 50+ Race Party Affiliation
All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% Male Female 18-34 35-49 50-64 65+ 18-49 50+ White Black Hispani Other Republi Democr Indepen
Jobs 38% 33% 42% 42% 34% 40% 38% 37% 39% 32% 71% 39% 42% 28% 49% 28%
Taxes 27% 27% 27% 21% 31% 29% 23% 27% 26% 31% 15% 16% 13% 34% 18% 35%
Health Care 8% 6% 10% 5% 5% 8% 12% 5% 10% 7% 10% 13% 5% 4% 11% 8%
Government Spending 13% 15% 11% 12% 16% 13% 10% 15% 12% 14% 0% 24% 18% 17% 10% 14%
Public Corruption 7% 8% 5% 6% 7% 4% 10% 7% 7% 7% 1% 1% 15% 6% 7% 9%
Business Friendly 5% 8% 2% 13% 3% 4% 2% 6% 3% 5% 2% 5% 4% 10% 2% 3%
Other 2% 3% 2% 1% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2% 1% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2%
Not Sure 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 2% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 48% 52% 17% 29% 29% 25% 46% 54% 73% 12% 8% 7% 35% 44% 20%

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Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #17132
Geography: New York Sponsors:
Data Collected: 09/20/2010 - 09/21/2010 All SurveyUSA clients in New York
Release Date: 09/22/2010

Which of these issues is currently the most important one facing New York State?
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572 Likely Voters Ideology Opinion Of Tea Party Top Issue College Grad Abortion Own a Gun?
All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% Conser Modera Liberal Favora Unfavor Neutral Jobs Taxes Health Govern Public Yes No Pro-life Pro-cho Yes No
Jobs 38% 29% 37% 56% 24% 54% 37% 100% 0% 0% 0% 0% 38% 36% 33% 41% 24% 42%
Taxes 27% 34% 25% 16% 30% 19% 35% 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 26% 29% 34% 22% 30% 25%
Health Care 8% 5% 9% 11% 5% 9% 9% 0% 0% 100% 0% 0% 7% 9% 8% 8% 4% 10%
Government Spending 13% 17% 15% 4% 22% 7% 7% 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 14% 12% 11% 14% 20% 11%
Public Corruption 7% 6% 8% 6% 7% 8% 4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 100% 5% 9% 9% 5% 8% 6%
Business Friendly 5% 9% 3% 2% 10% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 7% 2% 3% 6% 11% 2%
Other 2% 1% 2% 3% 1% 3% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 2% 1% 2% 2% 2%
Not Sure 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 1% 1% 1%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 35% 36% 20% 38% 35% 22% 38% 27% 8% 13% 7% 59% 41% 39% 59% 27% 71%

Which of these issues is currently the most important one facing New York State?
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572 Likely Voters Income Region
All
Margin of Sampling Error: +/-4.2% < $40K $40K - > $80K NYC NYC Su Upstate WNY
Jobs 38% 46% 34% 35% 51% 32% 30% 28%
Taxes 27% 20% 27% 33% 15% 33% 30% 40%
Health Care 8% 14% 9% 3% 11% 5% 6% 7%
Government Spending 13% 8% 14% 15% 12% 11% 16% 15%
Public Corruption 7% 7% 6% 8% 6% 6% 11% 5%
Business Friendly 5% 2% 7% 4% 3% 9% 4% 2%
Other 2% 1% 2% 2% 2% 3% 2% 2%
Not Sure 1% 2% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 1%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Composition of Likely Voters 100% 26% 41% 33% 38% 26% 20% 16%

: Journal News, White Plains, NY, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle , WGRZ-TV Buffalo

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Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll #17132
Geography: New York Sponsors:
Data Collected: 09/20/2010 - 09/21/2010 All SurveyUSA clients in New York
Release Date: 09/22/2010

Statement of Methodology: About the Poll: This poll was conducted by telephone in the voice of a professional announcer. Respondent households were selected at random, using Random Digit
Dialed (RDD) sample provided by Survey Sampling, of Fairfield CT. All respondents heard the questions asked identically. The pollster's report includes the geography that was surveyed; the
date(s) interviews were conducted, the number of respondents who answered each question and the theoretical margin of sampling error for each question. Where necessary, respondents were
weighted using the most recent US Census estimates for age, gender, ethnic origin and region, to align the sample to the population. In theory, one can say with 95% certainty that the results
would not vary by more than the stated margin of sampling error, in one direction or the other, had the entire universe of respondents with home telephones been interviewed with complete
accuracy. There are other possible sources of error in all surveys that may be more serious than sampling error. These include: the difficulty of interviewing respondents who do not have a home
telephone; the refusal by some with home telephones to be interviewed; the order in which questions are asked; the wording of questions; the way and extent to which data are weighted; and the
manner in which specialized populations, such as likely voters, are determined. It is difficult to quantify the errors that may result from these and other factors. Research methodology, questionnaire
design and fieldwork for this survey were completed by SurveyUSA of Clifton, NJ. This statement conforms to the principles of disclosure of the National Council on Public Polls.

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