WHILE MOST NJ REPUBLICANS STAND BY CHRISTIE, DEMOCRATS ABANDON HIM

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

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 46 percent favorable to 43 percent unfavorable, down from 65 percent favorable just before his landslide re-election. This drop in support is led by a 26-point decline among Democrats.

 

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