A majority of those surveyed -- 61 percent -- say School Board member and former gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino will be effective in improving the quality of public schools in Buffalo, and almost half support giving the schools more money.
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The poll also finds that while he's only been in office a month and a half, Paladino remains a polarizing figure with about as many who like him as who don't
"(He's) virtually evenly divided among the entire electorate," says Siena Pollster Steve Greenberg.
In addition to measuring attitudes about the Buffalo School System, the poll also says 61 percent of Buffalo's Democratic party primary voters would re-elect Mayor Byron Brown, compared to challenger Bernie Tolbert.
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Here's the portions of the poll dealing with Buffalo Schools:
Q:" I'm going to read a series of names of people in public and you tell me whether you have a favorable opinion or unfavorable opinion.....