November 5, 2001 - Green, Bloomberg Dead Heat In Mayoral Race, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds
Republican businessman Michael Bloomberg has surged in the last week and now is locked in a 42 - 42 percent dead heat with Democratic Public Advocate Mark Green among likely voters in the race for New York City mayor, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Fifteen percent are undecided.

In an October 24 poll by the independent Quinnipiac University, Green led 51 - 35 percent among likely voters.

In this latest survey, Green leads 64 - 23 percent among Democratic likely voters, while Bloomberg leads 93 - 2 percent among Republican voters and 49 - 25 percent among independent voters. White voters support Bloomberg 49 - 37 percent, while black voters support Green 58 - 20 percent and Hispanic voters support Bloomberg 46 - 42 percent, a tie.

From October 29 - November 4, Quinnipiac University surveyed 611 likely voters, with a margin of error of +/- 4 percent.

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

For additional data -- www.quinnipiac.edu or call (203) 582-5201
1. Is your opinion of Mark Green favorable, unfavorable, mixed, or haven't you heard enough about him?

                    LIKELY VOTERS......................................
                    Tot     Rep     Dem     Ind     Wht     Blk    Hisp


Favorable 29% 6% 41% 21% 24% 39% 33% Unfavorable 27 61 15 27 33 16 19 Mixed 36 26 35 47 38 35 27 Hvn't hrd enough 7 7 7 4 3 10 18 REFUSED 2 1 2 1 2 1 3

2. Is your opinion of Michael Bloomberg favorable, unfavorable, mixed, or haven't you heard enough about him?

                    LIKELY VOTERS......................................
                    Tot     Rep     Dem     Ind     Wht     Blk    Hisp


Favorable 39% 80% 25% 37% 42% 24% 41% Unfavorable 20 - 30 12 19 21 17 Mixed 30 18 33 37 31 37 26 Hvn't hrd enough 9 2 9 12 6 16 12 REFUSED 2 - 3 2 2 2 5

3. If the election for Mayor were being held today, and the candidates were Mark Green the Democrat and Michael Bloomberg the Republican for whom would you vote?

                    LIKELY VOTERS......................................
                    Tot     Rep     Dem     Ind     Wht     Blk    Hisp


Green 42% 2% 64% 25% 37% 58% 42% Bloomberg 42 93 23 49 49 20 46

SMONE ELSE(VOL) 1 - - 1 1 - 1 DK/NA 15 6 13 25 13 22 10

4. Is your mind made up, or do you think you might change your mind before the election?

                         LIKELY VOTERS ................
                         Green Voters  Bloomberg Voters


Made up 77% 77% Might change 20 23 DK/NA 3 1

5. Would you describe your support for Green/Bloomberg as strongly favoring him, or do you like him but with reservations, or do you support Green/Bloomberg because you dislike the other candidate?

                          LIKELY VOTERS ................
                          Green Voters  Bloomberg Voters


Strongly favor 37% 48% Like with reservations 42 31 Dislike other candidate 16 21 DK/NA 6 -