SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — A majority of San Francisco residents continue to support building a new arena along the city’s waterfront to lure the Golden State Warriors across the Bay from Oakland, according to a KPIX-TV poll released Monday evening.

The poll, conducted for KPIX 5 by the firm SurveyUSA, found 59% of those questioned were in favor of the proposed basketball arena for the NBA franchise to be located at Piers 30-32. The Warriors currently play at Oracle Arena in Oakland, but have expressed a desire to move to a privately-financed in San Francisco.

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Just 25% were opposed to the idea, while 16% were not sure about the concept.

The KPIX poll involved 500 city residents who were surveyed Feb. 28 through March 3. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.4 percentage points.

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The results were similar to past polls conducted on the topic by other organizations, suggesting public support has continued in the months since the idea was first proposed.

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