March 6, 2000 - Bush Bounces Back To 9-Point Lead In New York Primary, Quinnipiac College Poll Finds; Gore Tops Bradley Almost 2 -1 Among Democrats
Texas Gov. George W. Bush has taken a come-from-behind 48 - 39 percent lead over Arizona Sen. John McCain among likely New York Republican Primary voters, according to a Quinnipiac College poll released today.

In a March 1 poll by the independent Quinnipiac College, McCain held a 47 - 40 percent lead over Bush.

Vice President Al Gore holds a 60 - 32 percent lead over former New Jersey Sen. Bill Bradley among likely New York Democratic Primary voters, little changed from his 59 - 33 percent lead in the March 1 poll.

From February 29 - March 5, Quinnipiac College surveyed 282 likely Democratic Primary voters, with a margin of error of +/- 5.8 percent, and 270 likely Republican Primary voters, with a margin of error of +/- 6 percent.

The Quinnipiac College Poll, directed by Douglas Schwartz, 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) 287-5201

9. If the Democratic Primary for President were being held today and the candidates were Al Gore and Bill Bradley, for whom would you vote?

                  Likely Primary
                  Voters


Gore 60%

Bradley 32

DK/NA 9



10. If the Republican Primary for President were being held today and the candidates were George W. Bush, Alan Keyes, and John McCain, for whom would you vote?

                  Likely Primary
                  Voters


George W. Bush 48%

Alan Keyes 7

John McCain 39

DK/NA 5