By a margin of 65-32 percent, voters say moving too quickly to loosen stay-at-home orders is a bigger danger than moving too slowly to loosen those orders. The concern is that reopening could spread the virus faster, resulting in more lives being lost, resulting in a worse economic impact and more jobs being lost.
That’s according to a new Siena College Poll of registered New York State voters released today.
Other findings include:
75% of NYers Think We Will Face Another Large COVID-19 Outbreak in the Fall; Yet, 64% of New Yorkers Think it Likely School Will Open in September
While 38% Say Legislature Should Resume Session, 55% Say There Will Be Time for Legislature to Reconvene After Crisis Has Subsided
Cuomo Ratings Fall from Record Highs but Remain Strong; Small Plurality Gives Cuomo Negative Rating on Addressing Needs of Nursing Homes
The full release and more indepth findings can be found here: https://scri.siena.edu/2020/05/27/by-2-to-1-voters-say-moving-too-quickly-to-loosen-stay-at-home-orders-is-bigger-danger-than-moving-too-slowly/