Corzine Still Stuck at 39
A new Quinnipiac poll out today shows New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine still trailing in his reelection bid, but not by as much. Republican Chris ...
A new Quinnipiac poll out today shows New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine still trailing in his reelection bid, but not by as much. Republican Chris Christie leads, 43 to 39 percent, but that's down from a 10-point margin seen in the same poll on Sept. 1.
But the news is not champagne for Corzine. As Josh has noted before, Corzine's support seems eternally stuck at 39 percent. Christie's lead fluctuates and the tough campaign indeed seems to be driving up his negatives. But his favorables vs. unfavorables are still healthier than Corzine's.
The poll also finds that voters believe by a 61 to 34 percent margin that their property taxes are more likely to go up under a second Corzine administration compared to a Christie administration, with 4 in 10 voters saying that is their prime issue.
Independent Chris Daggett has 12 percent in this poll, so a lot could depend on whether he becomes the choice of many "a plague on both your houses" voters or fades as Election Day approaches.
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