(CNN) – Amid a recent scandal embroiling Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, a new poll released Wednesday night shows a majority of residents believe the mayor should resign.
Fifty-four percent say Gray should step down, while 37% disagree, and 9% have no opinion, according to the Washington Post survey.
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Three of Gray's former colleagues in the city council last week called for his resignation following a federal investigation into his 2010 campaign funding. Prosecutors say he did not properly report money raised during the cycle.
While Gray has said he would not resign, the poll shows that only three in 10 residents approve of the job he's doing in office and 22% say they view Gray as honest and trustworthy.
Gray has low support across many demographics, including shrinking support among his base, with 48% of African-Americans saying he should leave his position, according to the survey.
"The numbers suggest that Gray cannot rely on a deep well of support from any particular group as he fends off questions about the investigation and his continued tenure as mayor," the Washington Post stated in its analysis.
For the survey, the Washington Post interviewed by telephone 1,002 adults living in Washington, D.C. between July 15 and July 17. The sampling error is plus or minus four percentage points.
- CNN's Paul Steinhauser and Dan Merica contributed to this report.
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