The Wall Street Journal: Majority of New Yorkers back Amazon HQ2 in Queens, this poll shows

Despite vocal opposition by some legislators, a majority of voters in both New York City and the state support the deal to bring Amazon.com Inc. to Queens, a poll released Tuesday shows.

The Siena Research Institute found 56% of voters around the state support the project, which Amazon AMZN, +0.18% says will create 25,000 jobs. Siena poll director Don Levy said the project had majority support in almost every category. Among city residents polled by the upstate college, 58% supported the project and 35% were opposed when told of both the promised jobs and incentives.

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