Christie claims mandate after election victory

Governor-elect Chris Christie claimed a mandate from New Jersey voters Thursday and pledged to work across party lines during a visit to Woodbridge. "I don't believe I'm going to have a problem dealing

News 12 Staff

Nov 6, 2009, 12:44 AM

Updated 5,310 days ago

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Christie claims mandate after election victory
Governor-elect Chris Christie claimed a mandate from New Jersey voters Thursday and pledged to work across party lines during a visit to Woodbridge.
"I don't believe I'm going to have a problem dealing on a personal level with the folks in the opposite party," says Christie. "We'll disagree on certain things and where we do, we'll have it out and we'll see who wins."
Christie, a Republican, carried the historically Democratic stronghold of Woodbridge on his way to a Tuesday night victory over Jon Corzine.
"I'm not going to be someone who accepts failure as an option, so I'm coming to Woodbridge because they're having success here," Christie says.
To watch Gov.-elect Chris Christie's news conference after touring Woodbridge, go to channel 612 on your iO digital cable box and select iO Extra.


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