Christie’s Ratings Slip to New Lows as Bridgegate Trial Ends; Almost Three-quarters Hold Negative View of Governor

Posted at 3:15 pm November 7, 2016, in Bridgegate Scandal, Governor Chris Christie, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

As the Bridgegate trial comes to a close, the court of public opinion has rendered its own verdict in the form of lower-than-ever ratings for Gov. Chris Christie, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Just 19 percent of New Jersey registered voters now have a favorable opinion of Christie – down four points since just six weeks ago when the trial first began. Seventy-three percent view the governor unfavorably, up six points.

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