Poll: Christie 'arrogant' but a 'strong leader'

More people are describing Gov. Chris Christie as arrogant or self-centered, a new poll finds. But a majority also describe him as smart and a

NEW BRUNSWICK - More people are describing Gov. Chris Christie as arrogant or self-centered, a new poll finds. But a majority also describe him as smart and a strong leader.

The Rutgers-Eagleton poll released today finds that 56 percent of voters say he's arrogant, a jump of 15 points from six months ago. Sixty-two percent say he's stubborn, a jump of 12 points. Christie's favorable rating is at 46 percent, basically unchanged from six months ago. Forty-two percent feel unfavorably toward him.

Half of those polled described Christie as a strong leader, independent and smart.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Caught on camera: Argument over blocked driveway gets 1 Argument over blocked driveway gets physical in Elizabeth
This exotic Savannah cat was found wandering Mill 2 Exotic Savanna cat found wandering in Paterson
A North Jersey Coast Line train struck a 3 Family escapes car before it's hit by train
VIDEO: Sneak peek at new Seaside Heights roller 4 VIDEO: Sneak peek of new Seaside Heights roller coaster
5 VIDEO: Families of victim, suspect argue in Paterson court

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE