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NEW YORK CITY—A poll by Quinnipiac University shows that an overwhelming majority of New York City voters endorse the decision by Amazon to locate one of its new headquarters in Queens. However, the level of support for the estimated $3-billion incentive package offered to the online consumer giant depends on what borough they reside in.

New York City voters approved by a 57% to 26% margin the decision by Amazon to locate a portion of its HQ2 requirement t in Long Island City, Queens. The level of support among Queens voters stood at 60% pro to 26% con, according to Quinnipiac University Poll. Support for the Amazon relocation ranged from 51% to 29% in favor among Manhattan voters to 64% to 21% among Bronx voters who liked the deal.

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John Jordan

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