December 9, 2008
Cuomo and Kennedy Deadlocked, High Hopes for Clinton
While much of the buzz has shifted toward Caroline Kennedy since news broke of her interest in assuming Hillary Clinton’s Senate seat, she is not New Yorkers’ clear choice. 25% of registered voters in the state say Governor David Paterson should select Kennedy to replace the senator if Clinton is confirmed as Secretary of State. New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo receives the exact same proportion of support from voters. 25% say he should be the one chosen to replace Clinton. However, a notable 26% of voters say they aren’t sure who should fill the sitting senator’s seat.