Poll shows gains for Corzine, Daggett

(AP) - Another new poll finds Gov. Jon Corzine and Republican challenger Chris Christie running nearly even in the New Jersey governor's race. A Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released Thursday has 39 percent

News 12 Staff

Oct 23, 2009, 2:26 AM

Updated 5,389 days ago

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(AP) - Another new poll finds Gov. Jon Corzine and Republican challenger Chris Christie running nearly even in the New Jersey governor's race.
A Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released Thursday has 39 percent oflikely voters supporting Corzine, 36 percent for Christie and 20percent for independent Chris Daggett. The Corzine-Christiedifference falls within the poll's sampling error margin of plus orminus 4.1 percentage points.
A Monmouth University/Gannett New Jersey Poll released Tuesdayhad Corzine and Christie tied at 39 percent each.
Rutgers-Eagleton poll director David Redlawsk said the raceremains so close that if the election were held on Thursday, thecandidate with the best get-out-the-vote effort would win.
The telephone poll of 583 likely voters was taken Oct. 15-20.


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