Newsday/News 12/Siena College poll – New York State governor’s race

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Scroll down for detailed results from the Newsday/News 12/Siena College poll of the New York State governor’s race. The poll, conducted Oct. 5-9, surveyed 804 registered voters and 686 likely voters via landline and cellphone and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points and 3.7 percentage points, respectively.

To see raw data, click here.

1. Would you say that your family is better off now than it was four years ago, worse off now, or about the same?

2. If the election for governor were held today and the candidates were Andrew Cuomo, Rob Astorino and Howie Hawkins, whom would you vote for?

3. If the election for state attorney general were held today and the candidates were Eric Schneiderman and John Cahill, whom would you vote for?

4. If the election for state comptroller were held today and the candidates were Tom DiNapoli and Bob Antonacci, whom would you vote for?

5. Are property taxes a very important issue for you, somewhat important, not very important or not at all important?

6. Is the quality of public schools a very important issue for you, somewhat important, not very important or not at all important?

7. Is traffic congestion a very important issue for you, somewhat important, not very important or not at all important?

8. Is crime a very important issue for you, somewhat important, not very important or not at all important?

9. Is the availability of good jobs a very important issue for you, somewhat important, not very important or not at all important?

10. Is the local environment a very important issue for you, somewhat important, not very important or not at all important?

11. Are health costs a very important issue for you, somewhat important, not very important or not at all important?

12. Which issue do you think is the single most important one facing the people of Long Island?

13. Who do you think will do a better job on the issues most important to Long Island as governor: Andrew Cuomo or Rob Astorino?

14. Who do you think will do a better job in helping to reduce or control the growth in property taxes: Andrew Cuomo or Rob Astorino?

15. Who do you think will do a better job of resolving the debate over the Common Core Learning Standards in New York Schools: Andrew Cuomo or Rob Astorino?

16. Last summer, Andrew Cuomo appointed the Moreland Commission to investigate corruption in state government, political campaigns and elections in New York. He then disbanded the commission in April after the Legislature passed a series of laws aimed at fighting corruption in state government. Lately, the Moreland Commission has been in the news again. How closely have you been following it?

17. Andrew Cuomo labeled the Moreland Commission an overwhelming success. Do you think the commission was an overwhelming success or not, or do you not have enough information to say?

18. How satisfied are you with the way New York has handled the recovery efforts after superstorm Sandy?