February 6, 2002 - Bush Gets 3 -1 Approval In New York City, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds
President George W. Bush enjoys a 68 - 23 percent approval rating among New York City voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.

Democrats approve of Bush 63 - 28 percent, while Republicans approve 92 - 7 percent and independent voters approve 64 - 25 percent. Black voters approve 58 - 31 percent, while white voters approve 71 - 21 percent and Hispanic voters approve 78 - 14 percent.

From January 29 - February 4, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,008 New York City registered voters, with a margin of error of +/- 3.1 percent.

The Quinnipiac University Poll, directed by Douglas Schwartz, Ph.D., conducts public opinion surveys in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and nationwide as a public service and for research.

For additional data -- www.quinnipiac.edu or call (203) 582-5201

1. Do you approve or disapprove of the way Michael Bloomberg is handling his job as Mayor?

                    Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Wht    Blk    Hisp   Men    Wom


Approve 65% 69% 63% 69% 69% 65% 67% 65% 66%

Disapprove 6 7 6 5 5 6 3 6 5

DK/NA 29 24 31 26 25 29 29 30 29



2. Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling his job as President?

                    Tot    Rep    Dem    Ind    Wht    Blk    Hisp   Men    Wom


Approve 68% 92% 63% 64% 71% 58% 78% 68% 67%

Disapprove 23 7 28 25 21 31 14 24 23

DK/NA 9 1 9 11 7 11 8 9 10