A new Siena poll out ahead of Tuesday's election for governor in New York shows Gov. Andrew Cuomo's lead shrinking. The new results show Cuomo leading his Republican challenger, Marc Molinaro by 13-points (49 to 36 percent), which is down from a 22-point lead (50-28) just last month.
The new poll also shows Cuomo's unfavorable number at 49 percent compared to 45 percent who view him favorable. The poll of 641 likely voters was taken by telephone from October 28th until November 1. The poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.9 percent.
The poll also shows Molinaro leading Cuomo upstate by 10 percent; but, Cuomo still with a commanding lead (77-14 percent) in New York City. Among independent voters, Molinaro leads 41-34 percent.
Steve Greenberg, a spokesperson for the Siena Poll, will be on First News with Keeler on Monday at 7:40. He'll also discuss other state races that were polled, as well as an update on race for New York;'s 22nd Congressional District between Claudia Tenney and Anthony Brindisi. Marc Molinaro will also join the Keeler Show at 8:50 a.m.
The poll also shows very little movement in the race for U.S. Senator between Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Republican Chele Farley. Gillibrand holds a 58 to 35 percent lead over Farley, down from 61- 29 percent back in October. Farley will join the Keeler Show on Monday at 8:35.