Christie gets into it with voter, calls it 'joy' of service

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MENDHAM TOWNSHIP -

(AP) - Gov. Chris Christie's tell-it-like-it-is style wore on the nerves of many in New Jersey, but he made sure to give it to at least one more voter in his final Election Day before leaving office.

The Republican got into a parking lot dispute with a New Jersey resident after voting near his home in Mendham Township Tuesday morning.

While he was speaking to reporters, the woman asked the Republican governor why he didn't merge Mendham Township and Mendham Borough.

Christie shot back that the easiest thing to do is "stand on the sidelines and critique."

He told her that "serving folks like you" is the "joy of public service."

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