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Poll: Long Island optimistic on Trump policies on the economy

A majority of Long Islanders surveyed said they believe Donald Trump's economic policies will be good for the local economy, according to a Siena College Research Institute poll of 703 registered voters conducted on behalf of the Long Island Association.


How those respondents broke down along demographic lines:

GoodBadDon't know
TOTAL513315
  Nassau503317
  Suffolk533314
PARTY   
  Democrat255717
  Republican801010
  Independent/ Other553411
AGE   
  18-34483814
  35-54543214
  55+503218
GENDER   
  Male592318
  Female454213
POLITICS   
  Liberal216811
  Moderate513217
  Conservative78913
EDUCATION   
  No college642214
  Bachelors' or higher404217
EMPLOYED   
  Yes493616
  No562915
HOME   
  Own533116
  Rent483913
INCOME   
  <$50K572716
  $50K-$100K473815
  $100K+543412

The poll, taken on Dec. 8 and 11-14, 2016, has a margin of error of +/- 4.3 percentage points. You can read more about the poll results here. Respondents were also asked about their economic future.


How those respondents broke down along demographic lines:

Better offSameWorse offDon't know
TOTAL4143116
  Nassau3845125
  Suffolk4441106
PARTY    
  Democrat3446155
  Republican503785
  Independent/ Other3945105
AGE    
  18-34563733
  35-544740103
  55+2948167
GENDER    
  Male464085
  Female3645136
POLITICS    
  Liberal3245194
  Moderate3847105
  Conservative523577
EDUCATION    
  No college483896
  Bachelors' or higher3547135
EMPLOYED    
  Yes444295
  No3744146
HOME    
  Own3647125
  Rent5129146
INCOME    
  <$50K31431610
  $50K-$100K4441124
  $100K+4343104

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