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Zeldin leads by 21 points in Newsday / Siena College poll

Incumbent Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-Shirley) has a 21-point lead over Anna Throne-Holst, his Democratic challenger in the 1st Congressional District, in a Newsday/Siena College poll released Nov. 3, 2016.



That lead follows party lines and matched political views of poll respondents, with more conservative and Republican voters supporting Zeldin and more liberal and Democratic voters backing Throne-Holst. Here are other breakdowns:




The poll of 607 likely voters has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points. It was conducted Oct. 27 to Oct. 31. Here are more details:



You can read more about the 1st Congressional District poll here. Voters in the district election were asked who they would vote for if the election were held today. Here's how they answered:


Throne-HolstZeldinSomeone else Don't know/No opinion
Total36%57%0%6%
PARTY    
Democrat73%22%0%5%
Republican7%90%0%3%
Independent / Other36%54%0%9%
GENDER    
Male34%60%0%6%
Female39%55%0%6%
REGION    
Brookhaven35%59%0%6%
Other39%54%0%6%
AGE    
18-3450%46%0%4%
35-5431%63%0%7%
55+37%57%0%6%
RELIGION    
Catholic23%72%0%5%
Jewish51%37%0%12%
Protestant44%49%1%6%
Other Religion63%31%0%6%
POLITICAL VIEW    
Liberal78%17%1%4%
Moderate37%57%0%7%
Conservative6%87%0%7%
EDUCATION    
Less than college29%65%0%6%
College degree42%51%0%6%

Voters in the First Congressional District election were also asked about their preferences in the race for the White House. Here's how they answered:


ClintonTrumpJohnsonSteinSomeone else Don't know/No opinion
Total38%51%4%1%1%5%
PARTY      
Democrat71%18%3%2%2%5%
Republican10%84%3%1%0%3%
Independent / Other41%45%8%1%0%5%
GENDER      
Male34%53%5%3%2%4%
Female42%48%4%0%0%6%
VOTE CHOICE      
Throne-Holst87%4%3%3%1%3%
Zeldin9%82%5%0%1%3%
REGION      
Brookhaven35%54%4%1%1%5%
Other44%44%5%2%0%5%
AGE      
18-3447%33%12%3%5%1%
35-5432%58%5%1%0%4%
55+40%51%2%2%0%6%
RELIGION      
Catholic26%66%4%0%1%4%
Jewish52%34%6%0%0%8%
Protestant45%47%2%1%0%5%
Other Religion63%18%7%5%2%4%
POLITICAL VIEW      
Liberal80%8%5%4%1%1%
Moderate42%47%6%1%0%5%
Conservative7%86%2%0%0%5%
EDUCATION      
Less than college27%63%3%2%0%4%
College degree47%41%5%1%1%4%

Interactive charts via amCharts.com

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