Cuomo’s Favorability Sky-High


A new Siena College poll in New York finds Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s favorability rating has soared to 71%, up 27 points in just a month to its highest level since early 2013. That’s driven entirely by his response to COVID-19, where a stunning 87% of the public approves of his handling of the situation. His support is so broad that even 70% of Republicans approve of his work on the virus.

Schultz Viewed More Unfavorably than Other Candidates


A new Change Research (D) survey finds former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is less known to the electorate than other declared and potential presidential candidates with 56% having never heard of him or don’t have an opinion. Among those who have an opinion, just 4% view him favorably compared to 40% unfavorably?—?a 10:1 unfavorable to favorable ratio, far higher than any other candidate tested. Schultz is viewed unfavorably by Democrats (50% unfavorable? to ?4% favorable), Republicans (43% unfavorable? to ?4% favorable), and Independents (31% unfavorable? to 4% favorable).

Trump’s Popularity has Risen Since Election


Of voters now have a very favorable or somewhat favorable opinion of the president-elect. Twelve percent have a somewhat unfavorable opinion and 34% have a very unfavorable opinion of him, according to a new Politico/Morning Consult poll of registered voters. “Trump’s favorability has grown 9 points, 37% to 46%, compared to a Morning Consult poll right before the election — while his unfavorability has dropped 15 points, from 61% to 46%.”

Hillary Clinton More Disliked than Ever


Of Americans have an unfavorable impression of Hillary Clinton,while 41% have a favorable one, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. “That’s the worst image Clinton has had in her quarter-century in national public life. Her previous low favorable rating this year was in July, when it was 42 percent, lower than any mark in historical Post-ABC polls except a few points in the 1990s when a large share of the public had no opinion of her. Her previous high for unfavorable views was in June, when 55 percent disliked Clinton.”

Front Runners Growing Less Liked by Voters


Of registered voters view Donald trump unfavorably and 24% favorably, a 41-point difference, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll. Unlike with Mrs. Clinton, those numbers haven’t changed much over the past month. finds both parties’ presidential front-runners are growing increasingly unpopular. Among voters in both parties, 56% hold a negative view of Hillary Clinton and 32% hold a positive view. That 24-point gap is almost twice as wide as in a Journal/NBC poll last month, when 51% viewed her negatively and 38% positively, a 13-point gap.