New York City mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio is viewed favorably by fewer New York state voters than President Donald Trump, a new poll shows.
A Siena College poll showed that 29 percent of New Yorkers view de Blasio favorably, with 53 percent viewing him unfavorably. Trump was viewed favorably by 34 percent, although he had a higher unfavorable rating at 63 percent. Only 3 percent didn't have an opinion on Trump, while 17 percent didn't have one on de Blasio.
De Blasio was underwater with Democrats (39 favorable/45 unfavorable), Republicans (13/70), and Independents (24/58). Trump was viewed unfavorably by wide margins among Democrats (19/77) and Independents (32/65) as well. In keeping with his national popularity with the GOP, however, Trump held a 70/29 split with the state's Republicans.
This is an astounding stat.— Shane Goldmacher (@ShaneGoldmacher) June 10, 2019
Bill de Blasio's approval rating in New York is worse than Donald Trump's approval rating in New York.
de Blasio: 29%
Via new Siena College poll:https://t.co/TOwK0fkhbW
de Blasio is not popular in New York City which is surprising seeing as he was re-elected. However, that fluke doesn't look like it will happen in Iowa where not a single respondent picked de Blasio.
De Blasio, who entered the 24-candidate Democratic field last month, has tried to brand Trump as "Con Don." When the second-term mayor entered the race, Trump filmed a video welcoming him to the contest while also calling him the worst mayor in the United States and the worst mayor in New York City's history.