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  Christie, Chris
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2014-01-01  
 
NameChris Christie
Address46 Corey Lane
Mendham Township, New Jersey 07945, United States
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Born September 06, 1962 (55 years)
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May 01, 2016 10:18pm
Tags Caucasian - Irish - Italian - Scottish - Moderate-to-Conservative - Anti Marijuana Legalization - Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro-Civil Unions - Pro-Gun control - Pro-Life - Pro-Social Security Privatization - Catholic - Christian -
InfoChristopher J. Christie

Chris Christie has a deep affection and strong commitment to New Jersey. Born in Newark and raised in Livingston, Chris has lived in New Jersey his entire life. Chris and his wife of 22 years, Mary Pat, now reside in Mendham, where they are raising their four children, Andrew, Sarah, Patrick and Bridget. After graduating from the University of Delaware in 1984 with a BA degree, Chris attended Seton Hall University School of Law, earning his JD degree in 1987. Chris joined a Cranford law firm and soon was named a partner. He ran for Freeholder in Morris County, an office he held from 1995 to 1997, serving as Director of the Board in 1997.

Christie was appointed U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey in 2002. As the chief federal law enforcement officer in New Jersey, Christie earned praise from leaders in both parties and drew national attention for his efforts in battling political corruption, corporate crime, human trafficking, gangs, terrorism and polluters. Christie led a widely acclaimed charge against public corruption. Regardless of party affiliation or political influence, when laws were broken, Christie took action. His office racked up an astonishing record - winning convictions or guilty pleas from over 130 public officials - both Republican and Democrat - without losing a single case.

The New York Times said Christie “won widespread admiration for his aggressive fight against political corruption.” And The Bergen Record wrote: “All New Jerseyans owe him a huge debt of gratitude for refusing to accept this state’s sleazy status quo.”

Upon Christie’s resignation on December 1, 2008, every major newspaper in the state applauded his term as New Jersey’s US Attorney. The Philadelphia Inquirer wrote: “Christie has already done more good for New Jersey than some previous governors. His office successfully prosecuted more than 130 public officials. And it has not lost a single corruption case.” And in a story headlined “Christie rewrote the book on prosecuting corruption,” Bob Braun of the Newark Star-Ledger concluded, “Christie…was creative, too - and aggressive.”

As Governor, Christie’s strong leadership and common-sense approach will bring the change New Jersey needs. The hallmarks of his tenure as US Attorney - eliminating waste and fraud, increasing governmental transparency, restoring honesty to government and returning hard-earned dollars to taxpayers - will be Chris’s focus as Governor in Trenton.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
03/09/2017-03/13/2017 Quinnipiac University 19.00% ( 2.0) 76.00% ( 2.0) 4.00% ( 1.0)
01/26/2017-01/30/2017 Quinnipiac University 17.00% ( 22.0) 78.00% ( 23.0) 5.00% ( 1.0)
05/23/2016-05/27/2016 Monmouth University 26.00% ( 41.0) 65.00% ( 44.0) 9.00% ( 3.0)
11/04/2015-11/08/2015 Quinnipiac University 39.00% ( 7.0) 55.00% ( 7.0) 6.00% ( 0.0)
06/15/2015-06/21/2015 Fairleigh Dickinson University 30.00% ( 5.0) 55.00% ( 4.0) 15.00% ( 1.0)
03/27/2015-04/03/2015 Eagleton Poll (Rutgers Univ.) 41.00% ( 1.0) 54.00% ( 2.0) 5.00% ( 3.0)
02/23/2015-03/01/2015 Fairleigh Dickinson University 35.00% ( 4.0) 51.00% ( 4.0) 14.00% ( 0.0)
02/03/2015-02/10/2015 Eagleton Poll (Rutgers Univ.) 42.00% ( 26.0) 52.00% ( 26.0) 8.00% ( 3.0)
01/15/2015-01/19/2015 Quinnipiac University 46.00% ( 0.0) 48.00% ( 3.0) 6.00% ( 3.0)
01/05/2015-01/11/2015 Fairleigh Dickinson University 39.00% ( 12.0) 47.00% ( 11.0) 14.00% ( 2.0)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
02/03/2015-02/10/2015 Eagleton Poll (Rutgers Univ.) 37.00% ( 0.0) 53.00% ( 0.0) 10.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 16, 2016 11:00am Report Trump Casinos’ Tax Debt Was $30 Million. Then Christie Took Office.   Article RP 
Aug 10, 2016 07:25am Statement Christie Aide Said Governor ‘Lied’ to Media in Bridge Case  Article RP 
Jan 25, 2016 12:40pm Video Oregon militant challenges Chris Christie to sumo wrestling to end standoff  Article RP 
Jan 18, 2016 01:00pm Statement Chris Christie's Beef With Michelle Obama's Healthy Eating Initiative  Article RP 
Oct 12, 2015 01:45pm Statement Calling Obama a ‘Weakling,’ Chris Christie Says He Would Shoot Down Russian Planes Over Syria  Article RP 
Aug 02, 2015 05:30pm Event Christie booed mercilessly — twice — at the Haskell   Article RP 

TWITTER
Wed Mar 22 20:58:23 +0000 2017 - NJ has seen 7 consecutive years of private-sector job growth with help from partners like @AmznFulfillment… https://t.co/s2zRF1P2fN

Wed Mar 22 18:53:15 +0000 2017 - .@PanasonicUSA headquarters was the first new office tower constructed in Newark’s downtown in over 20 years.… https://t.co/ZX4gDgAnyq

Wed Mar 22 17:22:43 +0000 2017 - The half-billion dollar investment in NJ by @PNCT241 created 800 new jobs, 350 construction jobs & 1,450 jobs overa… https://t.co/beGcgRxHxK

Wed Mar 22 16:19:30 +0000 2017 - The New Jersey Advantage, our highly-skilled, highly-educated workforce #BetterThanWeFoundIt https://t.co/3Q3ThsAQYH

Wed Mar 22 01:03:00 +0000 2017 - Tonight we “Light The Way” Blue at Drumthwacket in honor of #WorldDownSyndromeDay. #WeCare https://t.co/Io1eL9lxR1

Tue Mar 21 23:54:33 +0000 2017 - Thank you Rabbi @AviRichler for joining us today in our efforts to enhance security throughout the state. https://t.co/GMOt3j1yip

Tue Mar 21 21:27:27 +0000 2017 - RT @NewJerseyHeroes: First Lady Mary Pat Christie gives thanks to her fellow 33 First Spouses that participated in today's Light the... htt…

Tue Mar 21 19:03:03 +0000 2017 - For #WDSD17 First Lady Mary Pat Christie leads the “Light the Way Initiative” with First Spouses across the country. https://t.co/kWQ9hvrtbQ

Tue Mar 21 18:46:40 +0000 2017 - In light of recent acts, I’m announcing the availability of an additional $1 million in SECUR-NJ grants. https://t.co/DM9Gwdq4qJ

Tue Mar 21 17:11:39 +0000 2017 - https://t.co/xaRcHc4ik2

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RACES
  07/15/2016 US Vice President - R Selection Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  06/07/2016 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.18% (-44.78%)
  11/05/2013 NJ Governor Won 60.30% (+22.11%)
  06/04/2013 NJ Governor - R Primary Won 91.91% (+83.83%)
  11/03/2009 NJ Governor Won 48.45% (+3.58%)
  06/02/2009 NJ Governor - R Primary Won 55.08% (+12.91%)
  12/20/2001 US Attorney - New Jersey Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/06/1995 NJ General Assembly 25 - R Primary Lost 15.58% (-14.33%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  02/27/2017 US Secretary of Commerce Lost 0.00% (-72.73%)
  02/08/2017 US Attorney General Lost 0.00% (-52.53%)
  01/20/2017 US Secretary of Homeland Security Lost 0.00% (-88.89%)
  01/19/2017 RNC Chairman Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  08/11/2012 US Vice President - R Selection Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  06/07/2005 NJ Governor - R Primary Lost 0.00% (-36.01%)
ENDORSEMENTS
IN Governor - R Replacement Nominee - Jul 26, 2016 R Susan W. Brooks
US President - R Primaries - Jun 07, 2016 R Donald Trump
LA Governor - Initial Election - Oct 24, 2015 R David Vitter
MO District 2 - R Primary - Aug 07, 2012 R Ann Wagner
NJ US President - R Primary - Jun 05, 2012 R Mitt Romney
IN - District 05 - R Primary - May 08, 2012 R Susan W. Brooks
US President - R Primaries - Jun 26, 2012 R Mitt Romney
DE US Senate - Special R Primary - Sep 14, 2010 R Michael N. "Mike" Castle
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