Registered Voters
An investigation is underway to find out what occurred during a conversation Governor Paterson had with the victim of a possible domestic violence case against one of the governors top aides. Regarding Governor Paterson's contact with the victim, do you think the governor:
Did nothing wrong Did something unethical, but not illegal Did something illegal Unsure
Row % Row % Row % Row %
Registered Voters 12% 40% 18% 30%
Party Registration Democrat 11% 42% 23% 24%
Republican 14% 39% 16% 31%
Non-enrolled 12% 39% 12% 36%
Political Ideology Liberal 9% 45% 20% 26%
Moderate 14% 41% 20% 26%
Conservative 14% 37% 16% 33%
Region New York City 17% 33% 19% 31%
Suburbs 9% 46% 14% 30%
Upstate 10% 41% 19% 30%
Income Less $50,000 10% 32% 22% 36%
$50,000-$99,999 14% 45% 15% 25%
$100,000 or more 10% 52% 13% 25%
Income Less than $50,000 10% 32% 22% 36%
$50,000 or more 12% 48% 14% 25%
Race White 9% 45% 18% 27%
Non White 23% 24% 16% 37%
Age 18 to 29 20% 36% 10% 34%
30 to 44 9% 38% 18% 35%
45 to 59 11% 44% 22% 23%
60 or older 13% 40% 17% 30%
Age Under 45 13% 37% 15% 35%
45 or older 12% 42% 20% 26%
Gender Men 13% 43% 15% 29%
Women 11% 37% 20% 32%
March 1, 2010 Marist Poll New York Registered Voters "N=543 MOE +/- 4.5%". Totals may not add to 100 due to rounding.