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De Blasio’s endorsement in mayoral race would be poison for candidates: poll

An endorsement from current Mayor Bill de Blasio would be an albatross around the neck of a Democratic candidate in the race to replace him, according to a new poll.

A full 40 percent of likely Democratic primary voters said they were less likely to support Hizzoner’s choice in the June 22 race — compared with 28 percent who said they’d be more likely to vote for a contender with de Blasio’s blessing, according to the poll commissioned by the Hotel Workers for Strong Communities PAC.

And only 10 percent of Dems were “much more likely” to back de Blasio’s choice, while 29 percent were “much less likely” to support de Blasio’s choice.

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