November 22, 2013 - New Yorkers Back Ban On Foam Containers More Than 2-1, Quinnipiac University February Poll Finds Quinnipiac University Polling Logo
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New York City voters support 69 - 26 percent Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed ban on plastic foam food and drink containers, with strong support from every borough and in every group except Republicans, a Quinnipiac University February poll finds.

Republicans disapprove the ban 51 - 44 percent. Staten Island voters approve 57 - 35 percent and every other group and borough approves by margins of 60 percent or more.

From February 20 - 25, 2013, Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,017 New York City voters with a margin of error of +/- 3.1 percentage points. Live interviewers call land lines and cell phones.

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

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