NEW YORK CITY --A new poll is showing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio with the lowest approval rating of his term.
De Blasio has a 41 percent job approval rating in the Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. That is down from 50 percent in the pollster's last survey in January.
And voters polled say by a 52-37 percent margin that de Blasio, a first-term Democrat, does not deserve re-election.
The poor poll results come after weeks of bad press for de Blasio stemming from several controversies. They include a joint federal and state probe into his campaign fundraising activities.
A mayoral spokeswoman downplayed the results saying "the only thing less reliable than the weather is a poll."
The poll of 1,038 voters has a margin of error of 3 percentage points.