The Times-Tribune has a policy against reporting the results of candidate-sponsored polls in physical copies of the newspaper or on the newspaper’s main website, but the editors don’t mind if I do it in my blog.

So here goes.

Paige Cognetti released a poll Saturday that basically says she’s going to win going away tomorrow night and become Scranton’s first female mayor.

Her poll, conducted by Public Policy Polling, the reputable Democratic polling firm, showed 36% of voters choosing her, Republican Charlie Spano, 15%, City Councilman Kyle Donahue, 14%, Democrat Chris Cullen, 8%, Giovanni Piccolino, 5%, and John Goshleski and Gary St. Fleur, 1%.

The poll surveyed 468 voters — 66% of them Democrats, 24% Republicans and 10% independent — with a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points.

Almost four in 10 of the answers (37%) came in response to text messages with the rest relying on land lines.

The poll also ask voters’ about how favorably they view each candidates. Here are their favorables/unfavorables/not sures:

— Cognetti, 46% favorable / 20% unfavorable / 34% unsure.

— Cullen, 17% favorable / 20% unfavorable / 63% unsure.

— Donahue, 35% favorable / 18% unfavorable / 48% unsure.

— Goshleski, 5% favorable / 21% unfavorable / 74% unsure.

— Piccolino, 22% favorable / 23% unfavorable / 55% unsure.

— Spano, 29% favorable / 29% unfavorable / 42% unsure.

— St. Fleur, 15% favorable / 18% unfavorable / 66% unsure.

Interestingly, the poll asked about President Donald Trump’s job performance with 64% disapproving and 31% approving.

The Times-Tribune has a policy against reporting the results of candidate-sponsored polls in physical copies of the newspaper or on the newspaper’s main website, but the editors don’t mind if I do it in my blog.

So here goes.

Paige Cognetti released a poll Saturday that basically says she’s going to win going away tomorrow night and become Scranton’s first female mayor.

Her poll, conducted by Public Policy Polling, the reputable Democratic polling firm, showed 36% of voters choosing her, Republican Charlie Spano, 15%, City Councilman Kyle Donahue, 14%, Democrat Chris Cullen, 8%, Giovanni Piccolino, 5%, and John Goshleski and Gary St. Fleur, 1%.

The poll surveyed 468 voters — 66% of them Democrats, 24% Republicans and 10% independent — with a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points.

Almost four in 10 of the answers (37%) came in response to text messages with the rest relying on land lines.

The poll also ask voters’ about how favorably they view each candidates. Here are their favorables/unfavorables/not sures:

— Cognetti, 46% favorable / 20% unfavorable / 34% unsure.

— Cullen, 17% favorable / 20% unfavorable / 63% unsure.

— Donahue, 35% favorable / 18% unfavorable / 48% unsure.

— Goshleski, 5% favorable / 21% unfavorable / 74% unsure.

— Piccolino, 22% favorable / 23% unfavorable / 55% unsure.

— Spano, 29% favorable / 29% unfavorable / 42% unsure.

— St. Fleur, 15% favorable / 18% unfavorable / 66% unsure.

Interestingly, the poll asked about President Donald Trump’s job performance with 64% disapproving and 31% approving.

Remember, it’s a candidate poll. Salt required.