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Wed Feb 20, 2013, 08:13 AM

Poll: With A Lofty Approval Rating, Christie Trounces Likely Challenger In Guv Race

Source: TPM

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) continues to boast an astronomical approval rating and appears poised to coast to re-election this year, according to the latest findings from Quinnipiac University released Wednesday.

Christie's 74 percent approval rating among Garden State voters ranks as the highest of any governor in the seven states polled by Quinnipiac. His approval rating of 56 percent among in-state Democrats is an overall score "most governors would kill for," as Quinnipiac's polling director Maurice Carroll put it in the survey's release.

The poll also found Christie with a nearly 40-point edge over his likely Democratic challenger in this year's gubernatorial race, state Sen. Barbara Buono. Sixty-two percent of New Jersey voters said they would prefer Christie, while just a quarter of voters said they would vote for the little-known Buono. A whopping 83 percent of voters said they haven't heard enough about Buono.

The PollTracker Average shows Christie with a comparably wide lead over Buono.

Read more: http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/poll-still-holding-lofty-approval-rating-christie-trounces



Link to Quinnipiac Poll
http://www.quinnipiac.edu/institutes-centers/polling-institute/new-jersey/release-detail?ReleaseID=1851

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DonViejo Feb 2013 OP
Freddie Stubbs Feb 2013 #1
graham4anything Feb 2013 #2
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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 08:17 AM

1. You never know

Oh course Buono has little chance of being elected as things currently stand. But if Christie falls victim to a major scandal, it will be a different race.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 08:36 AM

2. Living in NJ, I would pour all money into the smaller races statewide.

 

Christie will win against anyone this year.
(And the iconic picture of the year is coming around Memorial Day to seal the deal.
That is the picture of Christie at the reopening of the rebuilt Boardwalk in seaside heights and probably Bruce Springsteen and President Obama will be there as Sandy is a non-partisian national event.

So money should be poured into all local mayor races and any other local race on each ballot, and stock or restock those positions with good solid Democratic candidates.

Long as he is healthy, this race is wrapped up.(and even if he isn't, it wouldn't stop him from winning as he would probably hide/downplay any illness if he could).

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 09:59 AM

3. I guess New Jersey Christie voters, the majority?, didn't want

those infrastructure jobs and transportation improvements from the NJ to NY road tunnel system. Enjoy your austerity and long commute times NJ.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 12:08 PM

4. People talked about how Sandy and Christie Saved Obama

It was the other way around. His approval ratings were at 48 before the storm. Afterwords its was in the 60s.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 01:21 PM

5. Smaller races are winnable in NJ, but not the big one. nt

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 01:55 PM

6. Guv?

How frakkin' stupid are we getting that "Guv" actually makes it into the headline? I mean, seriously... "Gov." wouldn't do?

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