A new Monmouth University poll shows Chris Christie sporting a fetching 51%/35% approval rating in New Jersey -- numbers that mirror another recent poll.
a. Indies like Christie's performance by an impressive 54%/28%. That's+26%.
b. Republicans give him a +56% approval rating; Dems -22%.
c. Men approve of the job he's doing by +31%, while women are split 43%/42%. Even though that's a large gender gap, Christie's number with women is pretty strong, considering females (especially in New Jersey) lean Democratic.
d. For those who think he's turned toxic on education, guess what -- for the first time, people like the job he's doing on education (+10%).
Chris Christie Is Popular
The Weekly Standard http://assets.weeklystandard.com.s3.amazonaws.com/tws15/images/logo-large.pngThe Weekly Standard 2012 Washington, DC Politics 2012-04-17 http://www.weeklystandard.com/chris-christie-is-popular/article/640355 2012-04-17T07:14 2012-04-17T07:13 Chris Christie Is Popular Christian Heinze reports on the latest Monmouth University, showing that New Jersey Republican governor Chris Christie remains popular at home: A new Monmouth University poll shows Chris Christie sporting a fetching 51%/35% approval rating in New Jersey -- numbers that mirror another recent poll. 2012 Elections, Chris Christie, Daniel Halper, New Jersey, Republican http://cdn.weeklystandard.biz/cache/280x280-04a8e8df2c58c46de19c664b3b5dff39.jpg