LOUDONVILLE, NY (WNY News Now) – New polling data is narrowing the gap between Governor Kathy Hochul and Republican challenger Rep. Lee Zeldin in New York’s gubernatorial election.
Released by Siena College on Tuesday, data shows Hochul leads Zeldin by 11 points, however, that figure is down from 17 last month.
While campaigning, Zeldin has further solidified his Republican support, 81 to 12 percent, that’s up from 77 to 17 percent. Furthermore, he has increased his lead among independents from three points to nine points since the last poll three weeks ago.
As for Hochul, polling data shows she has a 45 to 41 percent favorability rating and a 52 to 45 percent job approval rating, both of which are down a bit from last month.
The poll also shows Zeldin with a negative 37 to 41 percent favorability rating.
To view the full result, visit scri.siena.edu.
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