Poll: De Blasio Has 50 Point Lead in New York Mayor’s Race
Bloomberg – Bill de Blasio, seeking to become the first Democratic mayor of New York in two decades, widened his lead over Republican Joseph Lhota to 50 percentage points, according to a Quinnipiac University poll.
The survey found de Blasio leading Lhota 71 percent to 21 percent among likely voters. Independence Party candidate Adolfo Carrion, a former Democratic Bronx Borough president, received 2 percent, with 5 percent undecided. In a Quinnipiac poll released Sept. 19, de Blasio led Lhota 66 percent to 25 percent.