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Manning Most Popular Quarterback in NYC

Despite the media frenzy surrounding the New York Jets’ acquisition of Tim Tebow, New Yorkers view Giants quarterback Eli Manning more favorably than his cross-town counterparts. 

A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in New York City shows that 70% have a favorable opinion of Manning, including 38% who view him Very Favorably. Only 12% share an unfavorable opinion of the two-time Super Bowl Most Valuable Player. Nineteen percent (19%) have no opinion of Manning. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

The survey of 500 Likely Voters in New York City was conducted on April 17, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC . See methodology.

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