October 28, 2008
Approval Ratings & the 2010 NY Gubernatorial Race
Thumbs Up for Governor Paterson’s Performance in Office: A majority of registered voters in New York State think Governor David Paterson is doing either an excellent or good job in office. Paterson has done well at winning over voters in the Empire State. In a Marist Poll conducted in April just weeks after taking office, many New York voters didn’t know much about their new governor. 35% of registered voters rated the governor well at the time but 32% didn’t feel they knew enough about him to have an opinion.