Poll: Christie gets high job approval marks

    Gov. Chris Christie’s popularity remains strong among New Jersey voters.

    A Fairleigh Dickinson PublicMind poll out Tuesday finds 66 percent of registered voters surveyed think Christie is doing a good job, while 20 percent disapprove of his performance.The governor’s support covers the political spectrum — 83 percent of Republicans give Christie high marks, as do 55 percent of Democrats and 61 percent of independents.

    The poll shows the Republican holds a 36-percentage-point-lead over state Sen. Barbara Buono (BWOH’-noh), his likely Democratic opponent.

    The telephone survey of 702 registered voters was conducted from March 4-10 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.7 percentage points.

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