2013 Gubernatorial Election Archives - Center for Public Interest Polling

CHRISTIE’S RE-ELECTION A PERSONAL VICTORY DRIVEN BY YEAR OF HIGH RATINGS POST-SANDY

As voters headed to the polls Tuesday, Gov. Chris Christie’s re-election bid was buoyed by some of his highest favorability ratings – 65 percent – since February 2013, according to the Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Only 27 percent of registered voters held an unfavorable impression of the governor. Similarly 68 percent approved of the incumbent’s job performance … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm November 8, 2013, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CHRISTIE MAY BE GAINING ‘COATTAILS’ AS BUONO’S BASE ABANDONS HER

Governor holds better than 2-1 lead over challenger In the final hours before New Jersey’s gubernatorial election, Gov. Chris Christie’s lead over state Sen. Barbara Buono has grown to 36 points among likely voters, up 10 points in the last month, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Christie’s 66 percent to 30 percent margin may … Read more …

Posted at 5:14 pm November 4, 2013, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CHRISTIE LEADS BUONO BY 20 POINTS; LIKELY VOTERS SAY CHRISTIE BETTER REPRESENTS STATE ON MOST ISSUES

As New Jersey’s election season heats up, Gov. Chris Christie commands a 20-point lead over Democrat state Sen. Barbara Buono among likely voters, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. While previous Rutgers-Eagleton Polls had Christie leading by 30 points or more, this is the first poll to focus on November’s most likely voters. Christie now … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm September 16, 2013, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CHRISTIE CONTINUES TO HOLD LARGE LEAD OVER BUONO, THOUGH SOME TIGHTENING EVIDENT; MOST EXPECT HIM TO WIN

N.J. Governor Chris Christie maintains a dominating, yet shrinking, lead over presumed Democratic gubernatorial candidate state Senator Barbara Buono, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Christie now holds a 30 point lead among registered voters, 57 percent to 27 percent, down from his 42 point lead in a February Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Christie’s support has dropped six points, while Buono … Read more …

Posted at 8:00 pm April 12, 2013, in Governor Chris Christie, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CHRISTIE COMMANDS LARGE RE-ELECTION LEAD BUT COATTAILS MAY BE LIMITED

Despite concerns of many voters over the economy and taxes, support for Gov. Chris Christie’s re-election continues to grow. According to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, 64 percent of New Jersey registered voters now say Christie should be re-elected, up five points from November 2012. Just over a quarter say it is time for someone new. … Read more …

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

CHRISTIE RE-ELECTION SUPPORT SOARS IN SANDY AFTERMATH

In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, 59 percent of New Jersey registered voters support a second term for Gov. Chris Christie, while only 32 percent oppose his re-election, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Support for Christie’s re-election has risen dramatically from late September, when 44 percent favored re-election and 47 percent opposed it.  

Posted at 12:00 pm November 27, 2012, in Cory Booker, Governor Chris Christie, Hurricane Sandy, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

CHRISTIE JOB GRADE IMPROVES SLIGHTLY, RE-ELECTION SUPPORT DOES NOT

Almost half of New Jersey’s registered voters – 47 percent –grade Gov. Chris Christie’s job performance as A or B, but the same percentage says they would not vote to re-elect the governor, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Eighteen percent of voters rate Christie’s job performance A, and 29 percent a B, but 30 … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm October 9, 2012, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll