Registered Voters
The City Council approved and Mayor Bloomberg extended term limits for elected city officials from two to three terms. This means current office holders including the city council and the mayor may now run for re-election this year, something they would not have been able to do under the old law. Do you think the decision by the City Council and the mayor to extend the law was:
A good thing for the city A bad thing for the city It really does not make any difference
Row % Row % Row %
Registered Voters 25% 46% 29%
Party Registration Democrat 24% 48% 28%
Republican 27% 38% 34%
Non-enrolled 22% 48% 30%
Poltical Ideology Liberal 25% 48% 27%
Moderate 26% 46% 28%
Conservative 22% 47% 31%
Gender Men 25% 51% 24%
Women 24% 43% 33%
Race White 31% 37% 33%
African American 11% 65% 24%
Latino 28% 47% 24%
Age Under 45 26% 42% 32%
45 or older 24% 50% 26%
Education Not college graduate 22% 45% 33%
College graduate 26% 47% 26%
Household Income Less than $50,000 26% 42% 31%
$50,000 or more 22% 50% 28%
Religion Protestant 15% 58% 27%
Catholic 25% 44% 31%
Jewish 37% 31% 32%
Region Bronx 26% 51% 24%
Kings 28% 47% 25%
New York 25% 42% 33%
Queens 24% 45% 31%
Richmond 10% 56% 34%
Marist Poll NYC Registered Voters "N=827 MOE +/- 3.5%"