January 2014 - Center for Public Interest Polling

BRIDGEGATE AFTERMATH: CHRISTIE STILL SEEN AS ‘FIGHTER’ BUT MORE NOW CALL HIM ‘BULLY’ AS ASSESSMENTS OF TRUSTWORTHINESS DECLINE

As Gov. Chris Christie battles “Bridgegate” and other allegations, perceptions of his personal characteristics have taken a negative turn among registered voters in New Jersey, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Christie’s most infamous trait – “bully” – is at an all-time high: 43 percent say bully describes him very well (up nine points) while … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am January 24, 2014, in Bridgegate Scandal, George Washington Bridge, Governor Chris Christie, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

WHILE MOST NJ REPUBLICANS STAND BY CHRISTIE, DEMOCRATS ABANDON HIM

Favorability and Job Ratings Drop to Pre-Sandy Levels Following a second week of revelations about “Bridgegate,” Gov. Chris Christie’s job approval and favorability ratings have dropped dramatically among New Jerseyans, with Democrats driving the decline, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Following more than a year of strong bipartisan support, Christie’s favorability rating is now … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am January 22, 2014, in Bridgegate Scandal, George Washington Bridge, Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll