Polling Strength. Zeldin received votes that exceeded Republican registration in Traditionally Democratic strongholds. Two thirds of Assembly districts in NYC went this way. That spells trouble for Democratic support. Hispanics, Asian Americans and Orthodox Jews are deserting in droves. They are abandoning far left policies in favor of GOP emphasis on middle class values and concerns. Crime and inflation are foremost on their minds. This realignment positions the party for future success. Zeldin came within 5 percentage points of pulling off an historic upset Polling Strength. Cuomo spoke the truth that this should be the Democrats wake up call !!