Registered Voters
Governor Paterson asked Andrew Cuomo as the state's Attorney General to investigate the governor's actions surrounding a conversation he had with the victim of a possible domestic violence case against one of the governor's top aides. Others think a special prosecutor should be appointed since Cuomo is expected to announce he will run for governor this year. Do you think:
Attorney General Andrew Cuomo will be fair and impartial in conducting the investigation It is necessary to appoint a special prosecutor to conduct the investigation Unsure
Row % Row % Row %
Registered Voters 38% 58% 4%
Party Registration Democrat 40% 58% 2%
Republican 31% 63% 6%
Non-enrolled 42% 54% 5%
Political Ideology Liberal 40% 58% 2%
Moderate 42% 54% 5%
Conservative 33% 64% 3%
Region New York City 39% 58% 4%
Suburbs 36% 61% 3%
Upstate 39% 57% 4%
Income Less $50,000 37% 59% 4%
$50,000-$99,999 39% 59% 3%
$100,000 or more 40% 58% 2%
Income Less than $50,000 37% 59% 4%
$50,000 or more 39% 58% 3%
Race White 39% 58% 4%
Non White 37% 59% 4%
Age 18 to 29 20% 80% 0%
30 to 44 41% 55% 4%
45 to 59 39% 57% 4%
60 or older 43% 53% 4%
Age Under 45 34% 63% 3%
45 or older 41% 55% 4%
Gender Men 37% 58% 5%
Women 40% 58% 3%
March 9, 2010 Marist Poll New York Registered Voters "N=529 MOE +/- 4.5%". Totals may not add to 100 due to rounding.