Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #12488
 
NY Gov Spitzer Drops to Minus 3 Net Job Approval; In Negative Numbers for 1st Time: New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, who in January had a Plus 38 Net Job Approval, drops today to a Minus 3, a swing of 41 points, according to this latest exclusive monthly tracking poll conducted by SurveyUSA for WABC-TV New York City, WHEC-TV Rochester and WNYT-TV Albany. The NY state Ethics Commission is investigating possible wrongdoing by the Governor and his staff. 44% of residents statewide approve of the Governor today, 47% disapprove. Spitzer's Net Job Approval today is Plus 10 among Democrats, and Minus 13 among Republicans and Independents. Spitzer is Plus 4 in New York City, Minus 5 in the New York City suburbs, and Minus 9 upstate.
 
Do you approve or disapprove of the job Eliot Spitzer is doing as Governor?
600 AdultsAllGenderAgeRaceParty AffiliationIdeologyAbortionGlobal WarmingDoes The U.S. NeMember Of MilitaRegion
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.1%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberalPro-lifePro-choiRealMade-upNeeds a Does NotYesNoNYCNYC subuUpstate
Approve44%45%43%33%45%53%41%43%57%46%39%51%39%34%51%49%44%44%47%35%47%45%44%45%47%43%41%
Disapprove47%49%44%55%45%40%49%50%35%40%52%41%52%60%42%38%47%48%44%58%48%47%47%47%43%48%50%
Not Sure9%6%12%11%10%7%9%7%9%14%9%8%9%6%7%13%9%8%9%7%5%9%9%9%10%9%9%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%32%39%29%64%14%14%8%25%49%21%19%41%23%28%67%81%16%23%73%23%77%43%27%30%