After Pricing Proposal: Mayor’s Approval at Record High

One month after unveiling the specifics of PlaNYC in his Earth Day speech, amidst a public debate about his congestion pricing plan, the Mayor’s approval rating is near his record high. Crain’s New York reports:

A nearly record percentage of New York City voters continue to approve of the job Mayor Michael Bloomberg is doing, according to a new poll.

The mayor’s approval rating increased one point to 74% — just one point short of his January high of 75%, according to a Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday. Mr. Bloomberg’s approval rating had dipped to 73% in a March poll.

  • drose

    The Quinnipiac poll that should be focused on is the one that hit this morning. Will be grabbed as political cover by all congestion opponents. Not looking good.

  • which poll is that drose?

  • Yes, we eagerly await Streetsblog’s rebuttal. All I can come up with is that 1,018 doesn’t seem like that many people. And, I can’t remember if I put my cell phone number, which is my only phone number, on my voter registration; perhaps such polls are biased against younger, post-car types who know better than to give out their phone numbers willy nilly? This is how desperate my thinking is now. Please give us hope, s.b.!

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