LI poll: 54 percent would vote for Cuomo

Despite Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy?s jump across the aisle and into the governor?s race, most Long Islanders say they wouldn?t vote for him if the election were held now.

More than half of Long Islanders asked say they would vote for Attorney General Andrew Cuomo for governor, according to a News 12 Long Island/Hofstra University poll.

Thirty-two percent said they would vote for Levy, who is switching to the Republican Party in order to run for governor. Approximately 14 percent were undecided.

Some residents who spoke to News 12 say they see the move as good politics, while others described Levy as an opportunist.

Hofstra poll questions

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