September Wed, 2013

MOST NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT CHRISTIE’S APPEARANCE IN STORM ADS BUT THINK COMMERCIALS’ CREATORS CHOSEN FOR POLITICAL REASONS

While state Sen. Barbara Buono continues to criticize Gov. Chris Christie’s involvement with New Jersey’s “Stronger than the Storm” ad campaign, 54 percent of registered voters side with the incumbent, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. The majority say Christie’s appearance in the commercials was focused on promoting confidence in the shore’s recovery, while 34 percent say the appearances were mostly about gaining publicity for his re-election campaign. Another 11 percent are unsure.

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September Mon, 2013

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 leads Buono, 55 percent to 35 percent, among this group.

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