The Siena College poll found voters in three of four districts polled, and in three of five districts polled two weeks ago, say property taxes should be their legislator's top priority in Albany.
New Yorkers focused on property tax issue
A Siena College poll released Wednesday shows a long-time Buffalo senator is trailing big by 13-points in a district with 2 to 1 Democratic enrollment edge.
If Sen. William Stachowski loses his, Democrats would have ramp up their aggressive campaigns to take out several Republican lawmakers to gain control of the Senate.
Republicans hold a 31-29 margin. Losing Stachowski's seat would mean Democrats need to win three seats, instead of two, to take the majority.
Poll: Democrats won't seize control of New York State Senate