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Governor Paterson Gains Popularity As Voters Shift Anger Toward Senate: Poll

08/20/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

ALBANY - David Paterson's poll numbers have climbed slightly, for the second month in a row, as voters surveyed in a poll released today perceive him as having acted appropriately during the month-long State Senate squabble.

Thirty-six percent of the 623 registered voters surveyed by the Siena Research Institute have a favorable impression of Paterson, up five points from a month ago, and 22 percent approve of the way he is doing his job, a two-point bump from June.

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