Poll: Gov. Chris Christie’s Approval Rating Drops
TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A new poll finds Gov. Chris Christie’s popularity taking a hit with registered New Jersey voters.
The Fairleigh Dickinson-PublicMind poll released Tuesday shows the governor’s job approval and favorability ratings dipped this month.
An equal number — 44 percent — approve and disapprove of the way Christie is handling the job. That’s down from the 51-41 percent approval rating Christie had in April.
Forty percent of those polled have an overall favorable view of Christie. Forty-five percent don’t.
In April, it was 47 percent favorable, 41 percent unfavorable.
The governor’s popularity also sagged at this time last year then rebounded.
Sound off in our comments section below…
(TM and Copyright 2011 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2011 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)