A PPP poll released last week showed that 61 percent of Democratic primary voters would most like to see Clinton as the party's candidate. Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenWhite House would like to see Biden ‘in the boxing ring’ in 2020 Pence: I'd pick Trump over Biden in a fight John Dowd’s resignation sets Trump up for trouble in Mueller probe MORE came in second, with 14 percent, and Cuomo third, with 5 percent.

Asked directly whom they would support if neither Clinton nor Biden ran, Cuomo led other Democrats with 21 percent of primary voters. Sen.-elect Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenWarren battles Carson: Housing discrimination 'the scandal that should get you fired' Overnight Regulation: Omnibus includes deal on tip-pooling rule | Groups sue over rules for organic livestock | AT&T, DOJ make opening arguments in merger trial Warren presses Mulvaney, Azar on tip pooling MORE (D-Mass.) was the only other candidate to break double digits, with 16 percent.

Pressed further on whether Clinton's decision to run would earn his support — or affect his decision to hop into the race — Cuomo was evasive.

“Oh it’s a long way away. Whoever’s running ... are you running?” Cuomo said. “Is somebody else running? ... We have to assess all the candidates.”