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Two Thirds of New Yorkers Approve of Mayor Adams’s First Weeks

  • Poll shows 63% approval rating of Adams among city residents
  • Governor Hochul is early favorite for 2022 gubernatorial race
Eric Adams
Eric AdamsPhotographer: Stephanie Keith/Bloomberg

New York City Mayor Eric Adams is enjoying high favorability ratings in his first couple of weeks in office, according to a new Siena poll released Tuesday.

Overall, 63% of city residents have a positive impression of the former police captain, compared to a fifth who have a negative opinion, in the first statewide poll measuring the new mayor’s popularity.