CHRISTIE MAINTAINS HIGH RATINGS, BUT VOTERS STILL DISAPPROVE OF HIS PERFORMANCE ON TOP PROBLEMS

Posted at 12:00 pm September 13, 2013, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

More than half of voters continue to express no opinion on Buono

A year after his response to Hurricane Sandy sent Gov. Chris Christie’s ratings into record territory, a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll finds New Jersey registered voters continue to embrace him, if not quite as strongly. Christie’s 66 percent positive job rating remains the envy of most politicians, even though it has dropped four points since June. During the same period, disapproval of Christie has increased six points to 31 percent, still well below its pre-Sandy highs. “It was inevitable that the governor’s ratings would drop from their high point during the run-up to an election, but Christie continues to bask in broad support,” said David Redlawsk, director of the Rutgers-Eagleton Poll and professor of political science at Rutgers University.

 

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