VOICE OF THE VOTER POLL: Survey finds Monroe County voters disgruntled about status quo: Anxious electorate

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Survey finds Monroe County voters disgruntled about status quo

Anxious electorate

DAVID RILEY AND SARAH TADDEO STAFF WRITERS Monroe County voters are uneasy.

The local electorate will go to the polls on Nov. 4 concerned about their jobs, distrustful of state and federal government and worried about everything from Ebola to terrorism, according to a Voice of the Voter opinion poll earlier this month.

The results also are a reminder that this is a region where views can be sharply divided along political, racial and economic lines, as well as whether a person lives in the city or the suburbs. A prime example: Two-thirds of African-Americans polled said New York’s minimum wage will still be too low when it rises to $9 in 2016. Two-thirds of white voters said $9 is about right or too much.

Another example: More than half of Democrats…

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