Quinnipiac Poll: Bridgegate Takes Toll On Christie’s Presidential Poll Numbers
The Bridgegate controversy has had a significant negative effect on national voters opinions of Governor Chris Christie as a potential president, according to a Quinnipiac University Poll released today.
The governor’s net favorable ratings have taken a 26 point hit since the December 11, 2013 Q Poll. Today, American voters have a favorable opinion of Christie by 33%-30% with 34% reserving judgement. In December, 47% had a favorable opinion of Christie, 23% unfavorable and 28% said they hadn’t heard enough.
With 65% support from Democratic voters, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has no significant competition for the 2016 Democratic nomination for president.