NJ Voters Want Democrats to Remain in Control of the Legislature But Democratic Support Slips Among Independents

Posted at 12:00 am August 19, 2011, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Looking to the 2011 legislative elections New Jersey voters want to see Democrats remain in charge of the legislature, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. Just over half of registered voters say they want Democrats to continue to act as a check on Gov. Chris Christie’s plans, while 38 percent want Republicans to win so the Governor’s proposals will not be blocked. The Democrats’ 13-point margin represents an increase since early April when the margin was 9 points, but a decline from February when Democrats led by 17 points.

 

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