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CHRISTIE CHARACTER TRAITS LEAVE NEW JERSEY VOTERS DUBIOUS; GOVERNOR SEEN AS LESS TRUSTWORTHY, MORE ARROGANT

As a kinder, gentler Chris Christie wooed New Hampshire Republicans last week in a visit that included two town hall meetings, New Jersey voters are less likely than ever to apply positive personality and leadership traits to their governor, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Just 17 percent now say “trustworthy” describes the governor “very … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 21, 2015, in 2016 Election, Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

OVAL OFFICE, CHRISTIE PERFECT TOGETHER? NEW JERSEY VOTERS DON’T SEE GOVERNOR AS GOOD FIT FOR PRESIDENT

As Gov. Chris Christie prepares to host town hall events in New Hampshire, scene of the first 2016 presidential primary, an increasing number of New Jersey registered voters think Christie would not make a good president, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Just 24 percent think Christie would be a good president, while 69 percent … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 14, 2015, in 2016 Election, Governor Chris Christie, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

A ‘BULLY’ FOR PRESIDENT? NEW JERSEY VOTERS QUESTION IF CHRISTIE HAS WHAT IT TAKES FOR 2016

As Gov. Chris Christie prepares for a 2016 presidential run in the midst of declining ratings at home, 59 percent of New Jersey voters say he would not make a good president, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Just 34 percent believe Christie would do well in the Oval Office. Perceptions of Christie’s attitude and … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 18, 2015, in 2016 Election, Governor Chris Christie, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

TIME FOR A WOMAN IN THE OVAL OFFICE? NEW JERSEYANS AGREE COUNTRY IS READY

With all signs pointing to a second presidential campaign by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, 80 percent of New Jersey voters say Americans are ready for a woman in the Oval Office, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Just 16 percent think the country is not yet ready for such a groundbreaking event. Further, … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 17, 2015, in 2016 Election, Hillary Clinton, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CHRISTIE’S RATINGS DROP TO ALL-TIME LOWS AS VOTERS CITE GOVERNOR’S ATTITUDE, PRESIDENTIAL AMBITIONS, BRIDGEGATE AS REASONS

As Chris Christie attempts to build a following among national Republicans in preparation for an expected 2016 presidential bid, New Jersey voters have soured on the governor, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Following a recent spate of damaging headlines, Christie’s support has collapsed to just 37 percent of registered voters reporting a favorable impression, … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 13, 2015, in 2016 Election, Bridgegate Scandal, Governor Chris Christie, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CLINTON MAINTAINS DOUBLE-DIGIT LEAD OVER CHRISTIE IN NEW JERSEY

In a hypothetical 2016 head-to-head matchup between Gov. Chris Christie and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, New Jersey voters continue to give Clinton a double-digit lead, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Forty-nine percent of registered voters say they would support Clinton over Christie, while 39 percent back Christie. The gap between the two … Read more …

Posted at 11:30 am December 22, 2014, in 2016 Election, Governor Chris Christie, Hillary Clinton, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

SLIM MAJORITY OF N.J. VOTERS APPROVE CHRISTIE’S OVERALL JOB PERFORMANCE; REMAIN LESS POSITIVE ON MOST INDIVIDUAL ISSUES

As New Jersey Governor Chris Christie ramps up his travel schedule to states like Iowa and New Hampshire, back home his overall job approval continues to hover just above 50 percent, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Remaining well below his post-Superstorm Sandy high of 73 percent, 52 percent of registered New Jersey voters now … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 12, 2014, in 2016 Election, Governor Chris Christie

NJ VOTERS NAME CHRISTIE, CLINTON TOP CHOICES FOR PRESIDENT CLINTON LEADS IN HEAD-TO-HEAD MATCH UP

Asked to choose their party’s presidential candidate for 2016, New Jersey Republicans give top honors to Gov. Chris Christie, while Democrats overwhelmingly pick former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Two years ahead of the election, more than 7 in 10 Republicans and Democrats can name a preferred nominee.  

Posted at 4:00 pm August 7, 2014, in 2016 Election, Governor Chris Christie, Hillary Clinton

Majority in 3 States Favorable on Hillary Clinton; Give Former Sec of State 2016 Lead Over Christie, Paul & Ryan

A majority of voters in New York (64 percent), New Jersey (59 percent) and Virginia (56 percent) have a favorable view of Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and name her most often in each state as the one eligible person that they would most like to see as the next President according to simultaneous … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 4, 2014, in 2016 Election, Governor Chris Christie, Gun Control, Hillary Clinton, Marijuana, Minimum Wage, Obamacare, REP-Siena-Roanoke, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage, Unemployment

NEW JERSEY VOTERS EXPECT CHRISTIE TO RUN FOR PRESIDENT; THINK HIS TOUGH TALK WORKS HERE, BUT MAY NOT ‘PLAY IN PEORIA’

A clear majority of New Jersey’s registered voters expect Gov. Chris Christie to run for president in 2016, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. As voters geared up for last week’s gubernatorial election, 59 percent said Christie would run, while 19 percent thought he would not. Twenty-two percent were unsure.  

Posted at 12:00 pm November 11, 2013, in 2016 Election, Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll