Word on the Street: Poll shows New York optimism for Mayor Bill de Blasio

Viewers weigh in on trending topics in our Word on the Street segment. (1/17/14)

BROOKLYN - A new poll says that most New York City voters are optimistic about the next four years with a new mayor.

According to a Quinnipiac University survey, 67 percent of people in the five boroughs have a good outlook on Mayor Bill de Blasio, compared to 21 percent who are pessimistic about the years ahead.

Just over half of voters say they approve of the job de Blasio has done in his first two weeks in office, while 13 percent disapprove and 34 percent still aren't sure.

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