Poll Finds Tenney-Brindisi Race ‘Near Dead Heat’
The race for New York's 22nd Congressional District is very tight.
That's according to a newly released poll of 499 likely voters conducted by Spectrum News and Siena College. District-wide, Democratic challenger Anthony Brindisi holds a two-point lead over incumbent Republican Claudia Tenney, according to the survey.
Conducted by phone, in English, between August 20-26, the poll shows Brindisi ahead 46-44%. It shows Brindisi with 80% support among Democrats across the district and Tenney with the support of 66% of Republicans. Among Independents, Brindisi has the slight edge over Tenney, 44-43%.
The Spectrum News/Siena College Poll also examined preference among men and women, and broke down support in areas of the district. It found men favor Tenney over Brindisi 51-38%, while women back Brindisi over Tenney, 54-38%.
- In Broome and Tioga counties, Brindisi was up 46-42%
- Chenango/Cortland/Madison supported Brindisi over Tenney 49-45%
- Oneida/Herkimer/Oswego favored Tenney 46-44%
The polls margin of error is listed at +/- 4.8 percentage points.