Poll Shows Ferraro Could Easily Defeat D’Amato in '98
According to a poll conducted by Quinnipiac College in Hamden, Connecticut, ex-vice-presidential nominee Geraldine Ferraro would easily defeat incumbent Senator Alfonse D’Amato in the 1998 New York Senate race. The poll interviewed 1,071 registered New Yorkers from February 24th to March 2nd. Ferraro came out ahead of all other possible Democratic contenders and ahead of D’Amato. For D'Amato's part, 50% of respondents do not approve of D’Amato’s job performance while only 40% do approve.
Media Resources: New York Times - March 5, 1997]