TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new poll shows Gov. Chris
Christie still earns high marks among New Jersey voters, though the number who
think he deserves a second term has slipped.
The Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll out Wednesday shows 59 percent
think Christie should be re-elected in November, down 4 percentage points from a
A third of those surveyed say it's time for a new governor.
Christie's job approval rating is 65 percent, down 5 percentage points from
February. Twenty-six percent disapprove of his performance, up 9 percentage
points from February.
Christie's likely opponent, Democratic state Sen. Barbara Buono (Bwoh-NO) has
been campaigning that Christie's views are inconsistent with most New
The telephone survey of 694 registered voters was conducted from April 11-14.
It has an error margin of 3.7 percentage points.