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NEW JERSEY VOTERS SEE KEY CHRISTIE TRAITS IN LESS POSITIVE LIGHT

Perceptions of governor’s trustworthiness, other positive traits, continue to decline Trust in New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has continued to decline further after hitting an all-time low last March, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Just 22 percent of Garden State voters now say “trustworthy” describes Christie “very well.” Another 35 percent think it applies … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 16, 2014, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CHRISTIE RATINGS NEGATIVE FOR FIRST TIME IN OVER THREE YEARS

For the first time since August 2011, more New Jersey voters have an unfavorable impression of Gov. Chris Christie than a favorable one, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Following a seven-point decline during the past two months, just 42 percent of registered voters now feel favorable toward the governor, while 45 percent feel unfavorable. … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 14, 2014, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT AMMUNITION MAGAZINE LIMIT VETO; BUT MAJORITY SAYS GOV. CHRISTIE SHOULD HAVE MET WITH SANDY HOOK PARENTS

Following Gov. Chris Christie’s veto last month of legislation designed to reduce the legal size of firearm ammunition magazines from 15 to 10 bullets, a plurality of New Jerseyans agree with Christie’s decision, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Given arguments for and against the measure, 49 percent of Garden State residents support Christie’s latest … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 19, 2014, in Governor Chris Christie, Gun Control, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

VOTERS REMAIN NEGATIVE ABOUT ‘BRIDGEGATE,’ OTHER ALLEGATIONS; BUT HALF SAY CHRISTIE IS PUTTING SCANDALS BEHIND HIM

Seven months after the George Washington Bridge scandal burst Gov. Chris Christie’s ratings bubble, almost half of New Jersey voters continue to doubt the governor’s explanation of what happened. According to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, 47 percent of registered voters say they do not believe Christie at all, while another 24 percent say they somewhat … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 14, 2014, in George Washington Bridge, Governor Chris Christie

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

MOST NEW JERSEYANS STILL THINK STATE NOT BACK TO NORMAL POST-SANDY

Residents Continue to see Sandy Recovery as Incomplete, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll finds New Jerseyans still feel the effects of Sandy almost 18 months after the Superstorm wreaked havoc here as they continue to express skepticism that normalcy will return any time soon, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Two-thirds of residents say the state is not … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 23, 2014, in Governor Chris Christie, Hurricane Sandy, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

DESPITE PUSH BY CHRISTIE AND OTHER OFFICIALS, NEW JERSEY NOT YET EMBRACING MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT CONSOLIDATION

Support for municipal consolidation has declined since 2010 As NJ Gov. Chris Christie renews his call for merging local governments as a means to get rising property taxes under control, Garden State residents express less support for the idea than they did in 2010, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Just 45 percent support consolidating … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 22, 2014, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CHRISTIE RATINGS STABILIZE, BUT MOST NEW JERSEYANS SEE SCANDAL AS A SERIOUS ISSUE FOR GOVERNOR

Large majorities negative about internal review’s objectivity, Port Authority 9/11 controversies, and administration officials withholding records While New Jersey has a reputation as a liberal-leaning state, residents are split over whether America’s greater problem is income inequality or too much government, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Asked to choose between the typically liberal belief … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 8, 2014, in George Washington Bridge, Governor Chris Christie, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

TRUST IN CHRISTIE REMAINS AT ALL-TIME LOW BUT MORE THAN HALF OF VOTERS STILL SEE GOVERNOR AS STRONG LEADER

Despite a reboot of his town hall meetings, and even with no significant new revelations in the Bridgegate scandal, perceptions of Gov. Chris Christie’s personal traits remain at a low point in New Jersey, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 11, 2014, in Governor Chris Christie, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll