Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) went from being by far the strongest general election candidate in the Republican presidential field to now the worst performing of potential 2016 hopefuls. It has been a remarkably fast drop that hasn’t seemed to have bottomed out yet.. Before the bridge scandal Christie was roughly tied with Hillary Clinton in [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday February 4, 2014 10:20 am|
National support for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) has completely crumbled from its previous lofty heights. Before the bridge scandal he was both the clear leader in the Republican primary and more importantly the only Republicans that polled as having a real chance of beating Hillary Clinton. That is now all gone. Back in [...]
|By: Jon Walker Thursday January 30, 2014 11:36 am|
Since the bridge scandal I can’t see how Gov. Chris Christie makes a case to top donors, campaign workers, politicians, and activists about why they should get behind him early. Their support is critical for building an effective campaign team. Before the scandal Christie had two solid arguments based on electability and being the perceived [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday January 28, 2014 12:00 pm|
The bridge scandal continues to do its damage to the national image of Gov. Chris Christie. In just the past few months he has gone from having a very positive rating to a noticeably negative one with the American people.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday January 21, 2014 3:52 pm|
There are now several polls confirming that the bridge scandal is doing serious damage to Gov. Chris Christie’s (R-NJ) standing in national polls. According to Pew Research the percentage of people who see Christie unfavorably jumped from only 17 percent last year to 34 percent this year. At the same time, the percent who see [...]
|By: Jon Walker Thursday January 16, 2014 1:51 pm|
In the short term the bridge scandal hasn’t done much damage to Gov. Chris Christie with 2106 Republican primary voters. A new NBC News/Marist poll found 69 percent of Republican say the scandal has not changed their opinion about him. The majority of Republicans think he is telling the truth and 71 percent still see [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday November 6, 2013 12:00 pm|
If one tried to script an election to help a candidate’s eventual presidential run it would be hard to write a set of results better than what happened last night for Republican Governor Chris Christie.
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday November 5, 2013 9:00 pm|
As soon as polls closed NJ Gov. Chris Christie was declared the winner in his re-election bid. While we will need to wait for the final vote total, exit polling shows that Christie won by a wide margin over Democrat Barbara Buono. Christie didn’t just win, he spent the time and money to assure he [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday November 5, 2013 10:43 am|
Not much tends to happen in American politics in odd numbered years but there are a handful of elections I think are worth paying extra attention to. Governors New Jersey – There is little doubt that Republican governor Chris Christie is going to win re-election tomorrow against Democrat Barbara Buono. The big question is how [...]
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday October 29, 2013 10:46 am|
According to a new Washington Post/Abt-SRBI poll McAuliffe is currently at 51 percent among likely voters. Republican Ken Cuccinelli is at 39 percent and Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis stands at 8 percent. This is a four point improvement for McAuliffe since last month.