Poll: Christie’s popularity at home dips to new low

More registered voters surveyed in New Jersey are dissatisfied than ever with Gov. Chris Christie.

A Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released Thursday as Christie participates in the first Republican presidential primate debate shows just 30 percent of the registered voters polled have a favorable opinion of the governor.

Fifty-nine percent have an unfavorable opinion, down 11 points since April.

Christie’s overall job approval hit a new low at 37 percent compared to 59 percent who disapprove of how he’s going his job.

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Voters who dislike the governor cite his character, attitude and image. Those who like Christie praise his honesty and straightforwardness.

The statewide poll of 757 registered voters has a sampling error of plus or minus 4 percentage points.

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