Wednesday, June 28, 2017

‘Summer of Hell’ for New York Commuters Could Hurt Gov. Cuomo's Reelection Bid

By Kenneth Lovett

ALBANY — The coming summer of hell for commuters could morph into an election year train wreck for Gov. Cuomo in 2018 if things don't improve.

Cuomo's popularity — currently at its highest levels in years — largely rests in New York City and the surrounding suburbs. A recent Marist poll showed Cuomo ahead by at least 30 points over his potential Republican foes.

The last thing he'll need when seeking a third term next year is angry commuters looking for someone to blame, experts and politicos say.

Commuters are already pointing their fingers at Cuomo for the subway woes — with many taking to Twitter after Tuesday’s A train derailment to vent their anger.

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Source: The New York Daily News (via The Empire Report)

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