Quinnipiac: Jersey Voters Reject Christie for President, Like as Governor

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 09:50 AM

By Melanie Batley

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Most voters in New Jersey believe their popular governor would not be a good fit in the White House, a poll released Tuesday shows.

Though Republican Chris Christie enjoys huge support as governor of the Garden State, just 41 percent of those surveyed say he would make a good president, the Quinnipiac University poll shows.

“New Jersey voters rate Gov. Christopher Christie’s performance in Trenton at his now-routine astronomical level. And they think he deserves re-election in November,” said Maurice Carroll, director of the Hamden, Conn., university’s polling institute.

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“Would he shine as brightly in Washington? New Jerseyans’ views are mixed,” added Carroll. “Ditto on whether he should run for president in 2016.”

The poll showed 70 percent view Christie favorably as governor with just 23 percent viewing him unfavorably. But when asked whether he would make a good president, 41 percent said yes and 44 percent said no. Less than half — 46 percent — said he should run for the White House.

The Quinnipiac poll of 1,129 registered New Jersey voters was conducted between March 19-24.

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