ALBANY – Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino has actually lost ground in the polls, just two months into his campaign to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
A poll released Monday by Siena College has Cuomo leading Astorino by 36 percent. Cuomo receives support from 57 percent of those polled, compared to 21 percent supporting Astorino. That number’s down from the 28 percent Astorino received in an April poll.
The poll found 63 percent of New Yorkers view Cuomo favorably, which is up from 57 percent in April.
As for Astorino, 69 percent of those surveyed say they don’t have an opinion of the Westchester County executive. That’s up from 66 percent in April. Astorino has a favorable rating of just 18 percent