An exclusive NY1-Marist College poll finds most New Yorkers are opposed to the mayor’s plan, as 53 percent say it is a a bad idea and only 42 percent say it is a good one.
Most New Yorkers, 52 percent, say they are not convinced it will work. Only 45 percent say they think a ban on large sodas and other sugary drinks will help people lose weight.
There were some shifts in the poll results based on gender and geographic location. For instance, the poll found women are more supportive of the mayor’s proposal than men. In Manhattan, a majority of residents actually like the idea.