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Poll: Voters disapprove of de Blasio's handling of corruption issue

Mar 02, 2017 - Newsday (New York)

Voters, by a nearly 2 to 1 margin, disapprove of Mayor Bill de Blasio's handling of the issue of political corruption, according to a poll released Wednesday as prosecutors continue to investigate whether the mayor or his inner circle gave donors preferential treatment on municipal business.

Still, the same poll, by Quinnipiac University, recorded de Blasio's highest job-approval rating in a year, with more voters than not saying he deserves to be re-elected.

The pollsters found that...