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7:50 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Poll: NY Residents Divided Over Health Care Law

S J Pinkney
S J Pinkney

A new poll has found more New York state residents who favor moving ahead with the new health care law than those who want to repeal it.

A Siena poll released Tuesday found 43 percent of respondents saying they want to see the law go forward. Another 32 percent say the law should be put on hold until it's workable and affordable and 22 percent want it repealed.

Democrats were far more supportive than Republicans of the law, which remains controversial. Other polls have shown Americans are just as likely to say it was a bad idea as a good one.

The Siena telephone poll of 822 registered voters was conducted Oct. 14-16. It has a margin of error of 3.4 percentage points.

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