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Wednesday, December 17, 2008
A new Siena Poll is out (Cuomo leads Caroline 26% to 23% with 28% wanting someone else)
Thirty-one percent of registered voters surveyed said Paterson will pick Kennedy, while 16 percent said the governor will choose Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to replace Clinton after she is confirmed as President Barack Obama's secretary of state. However, 26 percent said Cuomo should be appointed, compared to 23 percent who chose Kennedy. U.S. Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand was third with the support of seven percent of those surveyed.
“Voters currently see Andrew Cuomo and Caroline Kennedy, the scions of two of the most prominent political families, as their top choices to be New York‟s next junior senator. Six other candidates combined for the support of 28 percent of voters,” said Steven Greenberg, spokesman for the Siena New York Poll.