November Mon, 2016
Christie’s Ratings Slip to New Lows as Bridgegate Trial Ends; Almost Three-quarters Hold Negative View of Governor
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.
September Mon, 2016
Ratings for Christie and Direction of State Fall to New Lows; New Jersey Voters Don’t Want to “Gamble” on Casino Expansion
As the Bridgegate trial gets underway, Gov. Chris Christie has reached yet another all-time ratings low, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Just 23 percent of New Jersey registered voters now have a favorable opinion of Christie – down three points since April and seven points in the past year, leaving the governor’s favorability at one third of its February 2013 peak. Sixty-seven percent now view the governor unfavorably, a new high for Christie since taking office.