How tight is the race for Nassau executive?

Who will Nassau County voters choose for county executive on Nov. 7? Democrat Laura Curran, Republican Jack Martins or Green Party candidate Cassandra Lems? Here is a breakdown of answers to that question posed in a Newsday/Siena Poll. The survey, which has a margin of error of +/- 3.6 percentage points, involved 742 Nassau registered voters from Oct. 17-22. Mouse over the bars for details, and see the table below for all the categories on the first rating question. And you can read more about the Nassau race here.

The choices

  • Curran
  • Martins
  • Lems
  • Don't know/No opinion

All voters, and then by gender and age

By education and income

CurranMartinsLemsNo opinion
TOTAL41%43%3%13%
GENDER    
  Male36%50%2%13%
  Female47%36%4%13%
AGE    
  Under 5541%46%4%10%
  55 +43%42%3%13%
PARTY    
  Democrat79%11%3%7%
  Republican15%74%2%10%
  Independent / Other38%38%4%20%
POLITICS    
  Liberal78%8%6%8%
  Moderate49%37%2%12%
  Conservative11%76%2%12%
EDUCATION    
  No college37%46%2%15%
  College degree45%41%3%10%
RELIGION    
  Catholic30%58%2%10%
  Jewish62%28%3%8%
  Protestant47%37%3%13%
  Other57%17%5%21%
INCOME    
  <$50K31%52%3%14%
  $50K-$100K50%38%4%8%
  $100K+42%47%2%9%

Javascript charts via amCharts. Table via Tableizer

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