Quinnipiac University poll: Mayor Bill de Blasio's approval rating dips

The survey also found that most voters are optimistic about his upcoming years in office. (3/19/14)

NEW YORK - The results of a new poll show that Mayor Bill de Blasio's approval rating has taken a dip over the past two months. 

According to the Quinnipiac University poll, 45 percent of New Yorkers approve of the job he's doing. The previous poll results from Jan. 16 had the mayor with 53 percent of voter approval. 

At the same time, most New York voters are feeling good about de Blasio's next four years in office. The survey found that 65 percent feel optimistic about his future in City Hall. 

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When asked about how NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton is handling his job, 57 percent of those polled say they approve. 

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