New Yorkers Very Optimistic About de Blasio: Poll

Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo: Stan Honda/Getty)
Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo: Stan Honda/Getty)

 A majority of New Yorkers are optimistic about new Mayor Bill de Blasio’s next four years, but only 2 percent said income inequality should be a top issue for the city to tackle, according to a new poll released this afternoon.

The high numbers nonetheless show Mr. Blasio is enjoying a honeymoon period with the city’s residents, according to Maurice Carroll, director of the Quinnpiac University Polling Institute, which conducted the poll. Continue reading “New Yorkers Very Optimistic About de Blasio: Poll”