Poll: NJ voters split over Christie for president

A Quinnipiac University poll of likely voters released Tuesday shows 48 percent say they would like to see the Republican run for president in 2016.

Poll: NJ voters split over Christie for president

Poll: NJ voters split over Christie for president

EDISON - (AP) - Likely New Jersey voters surveyed are divided over whether Gov. Chris Christie would make a good president.

A Quinnipiac University poll of likely voters released Tuesday shows 48 percent say they would like to see the Republican run for president in 2016. Forty-one percent would not.

However, they are evenly divided on whether Christie would make a good president. Most Republicans surveyed say yes, most Democrats say no, and 43 percent of independent voters say Christie would compared to 39 percent who say he wouldn't.

The telephone survey of 1,203 likely New Jersey voters has a sampling error of plus or minus 2.8 percentage points.

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