NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – It’s a long way to Election Day, but a new poll has Andrew Yang with a sizable lead in the race for mayor of New York City.
Yang, a former Democratic presidential primary candidate, had the support of 28% of likely voters, according to the poll from Fontas Advisors and Core Decision Analytics.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams had the support 17% of likely voters, while city Comptroller Scott Stringer had 13%.
The other declared candidates scored considerably lower. Shaun Donovan and Maya Wiley had the support of 8% of voters. Kathryn Garcia, Ray McGuire and Dianne Morales came in at 2% each.
More details about the poll can be found at pulseoftheprimary.com.
The poll surveyed 842 likely primary voters between Jan. 20 and Jan. 25, 84% of whom had heard of Yang, compared to 66% for Stringer and 60% for Adams.
The Democratic mayoral primary is scheduled for June 22 before the election in November.