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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
Died Still Living (53 years)
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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
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)
09/24/2014-09/29/2014 Quinnipiac University 46.00% ( 22.0) 45.00% ( 19.0) 9.00% ( 3.0)
07/02/2013-07/07/2013 Quinnipiac University 68.00% ( 1.0) 26.00% ( 1.0) 6.00% ( 1.0)
06/06/2013-06/09/2013 Quinnipiac University 69.00% ( 2.0) 27.00% ( 3.0) 5.00% ( 4.0)
04/19/2013-04/22/2013 Quinnipiac University 67.00% ( 7.0) 24.00% ( 2.0) 9.00% ( 5.0)
04/03/2013-04/07/2013 Eagleton Poll (Rutgers Univ.) 68.00% ( 24.0) 26.00% ( 16.0) 5.00% ( 9.0)
02/13/2013-02/17/2013 Quinnipiac University 74.00% ( 0.0) 22.00% ( 1.0) 4.00% ( 1.0)
01/15/2013-01/21/2013 Quinnipiac University 74.00% ( 2.0) 21.00% ( 0.0) 5.00% ( 2.0)
11/29/2012-12/02/2012 Monmouth University 67.00% ( 13.0) 21.00% ( 17.0) 12.00% ( 3.0)
11/19/2012-11/25/2012 Quinnipiac University 72.00% ( 19.0) 21.00% ( 21.0) 7.00% ( 2.0)
11/18/2012-11/19/2012 National Research Inc. (R) 77.00% ( 0.0) 21.00% ( 0.0) 2.00% ( 0.0)
08/27/2012-09/02/2012 Quinnipiac University 53.00% ( 1.0) 42.00% ( 3.0) 5.00% ( 2.0)
07/09/2012-07/15/2012 Quinnipiac University 54.00% ( 3.0) 39.00% ( 1.0) 7.00% ( 1.0)
05/09/2012-05/14/2012 Quinnipiac University 57.00% ( 2.0) 38.00% ( 2.0) 6.00% ( 1.0)
04/03/2012-04/09/2012 Quinnipiac University 59.00% ( 4.0) 36.00% ( 2.0) 5.00% ( 2.0)
02/21/2012-02/27/2012 Quinnipiac University 55.00% ( 1.0) 38.00% ( 0.0) 7.00% ( 1.0)
11/09/2011-11/14/2011 Quinnipiac University 56.00% ( 2.0) 38.00% ( 0.0) 6.00% ( 2.0)
10/17/2011-10/23/2011 Fairleigh Dickinson University 51.00% ( 3.0) 36.00% ( 0.0) 12.00% ( 2.0)
10/05/2011-10/10/2011 Quinnipiac University 58.00% ( 11.0) 38.00% ( 8.0) 4.00% ( 3.0)
10/05/2011-10/09/2011 Monmouth University 54.00% ( 6.0) 38.00% ( 4.0) 9.00% ( 0.0)
10/03/2011-10/03/2011 Survey USA 54.00% ( 21.0) 40.00% ( 22.0) 6.00% ( 1.0)
09/19/2011-09/25/2011 Fairleigh Dickinson University 54.00% ( 10.0) 36.00% ( 8.0) 10.00% ( 2.0)
08/09/2011-08/15/2011 Quinnipiac University 47.00% ( 3.0) 46.00% ( 1.0) 7.00% ( 2.0)
08/03/2011-08/08/2011 Monmouth University 48.00% ( 7.0) 42.00% ( 2.0) 9.00% ( 6.0)
07/15/2011-07/18/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 43.00% ( 5.0) 53.00% ( 8.0) 4.00% ( 3.0)
06/20/2011-06/23/2011 Selzer & Co. 43.00% ( 0.0) 53.00% ( 0.0) 4.00% ( 0.0)
06/14/2011-06/19/2011 Quinnipiac University 44.00% ( 3.0) 47.00% ( 1.0) 9.00% ( 2.0)
05/16/2011-05/22/2011 Fairleigh Dickinson University 44.00% ( 9.0) 44.00% ( 8.0) 12.00% ( 1.0)
04/12/2011-04/18/2011 Quinnipiac University 47.00% ( 5.0) 46.00% ( 6.0) 7.00% ( 1.0)
03/28/2011-04/04/2011 Eagleton Poll (Rutgers Univ.) 44.00% ( 2.0) 42.00% ( 2.0) 14.00% ( 4.0)
02/24/2011-02/26/2011 Eagleton Poll (Rutgers Univ.) 46.00% ( 0.0) 44.00% ( 0.0) 10.00% ( 0.0)
02/03/2011-02/07/2011 Quinnipiac University 52.00% ( 6.0) 40.00% ( 4.0) 8.00% ( 2.0)
01/06/2011-01/09/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 48.00% ( 0.0) 45.00% ( 0.0) 7.00% ( 0.0)
01/03/2011-01/09/2011 Fairleigh Dickinson University 53.00% ( 2.0) 36.00% ( 1.0) 11.00% ( 2.0)
12/14/2010-12/19/2010 Quinnipiac University 46.00% ( 5.0) 44.00% ( 6.0) 10.00% ( 0.0)
11/03/2010-11/08/2010 Quinnipiac University 51.00% ( 0.0) 38.00% ( 2.0) 10.00% ( 3.0)
10/04/2010-10/10/2010 Fairleigh Dickinson University 51.00% ( 4.0) 37.00% ( 1.0) 13.00% ( 4.0)
08/31/2010-08/31/2010 Rasmussen Reports 57.00% ( 6.0) 43.00% ( 2.0) 1.00% ( 2.0)
08/09/2010-08/17/2010 Quinnipiac University 51.00% ( 7.0) 36.00% ( 7.0) 13.00% ( 1.0)
07/27/2010-08/02/2010 Fairleigh Dickinson University 47.00% ( 3.0) 36.00% ( 6.0) 17.00% ( 2.0)
06/10/2010-06/15/2010 Quinnipiac University 44.00% ( 0.0) 43.00% ( 0.0) 12.00% ( 0.0)
06/14/2010-06/14/2010 Rasmussen Reports 51.00% ( 2.0) 45.00% ( 0.0) 3.00% ( 1.0)
05/19/2010-05/23/2010 Fairleigh Dickinson University 44.00% ( 1.0) 42.00% ( 10.0) 15.00% ( 10.0)
05/14/2010-05/16/2010 Survey USA 33.00% ( 0.0) 62.00% ( 1.0) 5.00% ( 1.0)
04/22/2010-04/22/2010 Survey USA 33.00% ( 0.0) 63.00% ( 0.0) 4.00% ( 0.0)
04/13/2010-04/13/2010 Rasmussen Reports 53.00% ( 0.0) 45.00% ( 0.0) 2.00% ( 0.0)
04/07/2010-04/11/2010 Monmouth University 41.00% ( 0.0) 44.00% ( 0.0) 15.00% ( 0.0)
03/23/2010-03/28/2010 Fairleigh Dickinson University 43.00% ( 9.0) 32.00% ( 11.0) 25.00% ( 3.0)
02/23/2010-03/01/2010 Fairleigh Dickinson University 52.00% ( 0.0) 21.00% ( 0.0) 28.00% ( 0.0)
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
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 
Jun 08, 2015 04:00pm Interview Chris Christie would crack down on legalized marijuana as president  Article RP 
Sep 27, 2013 04:00pm Opinion How Chris Christie Split the Labor Movement in New Jersey  Article Scott³ 

TWITTER
Fri Jun 24 03:51:21 +0000 2016 - Congratulations to @D_Jay11 on reaching your NBA dream in Boston. Be the same competitor and person you were for @NDmbb and you'll do great

Fri Jun 24 01:38:21 +0000 2016 - Congrats to @The_Fourth_Wade on your selection in the first round of the NBA draft by the Grizzlies. #JerseyPride

Thu Jun 23 22:41:08 +0000 2016 - Today I met with the Carlisle family to hear how the #FairnessFormula will make a big difference for them. https://t.co/HYcvLD1Bat

Thu Jun 23 22:01:40 +0000 2016 - Great meeting with the Carlisle family to talk about the #FairnessFormula & hear about Aiden’s “school first” deal. https://t.co/HYcvLDjcz3

Wed Jun 22 22:14:48 +0000 2016 - I’ll be on @nj1015 tonight at 7pm for #AskGov. Be sure to call in with your questions. https://t.co/xhPRKDXhE2

Wed Jun 22 15:11:04 +0000 2016 - I am going to be the voice for this and I welcome all of you to join me. #FairnessFormula https://t.co/OEuqwLM2lU

Wed Jun 22 00:02:04 +0000 2016 - 31 school districts received $97B over the past 30yrs while 546 school districts shared $88B #EquityforNJFamilies https://t.co/rBry9DxIfx

Tue Jun 21 23:35:07 +0000 2016 - Where did the money go? And what did you get in return for it? #FairnessFormula https://t.co/rBry9DxIfx

Tue Jun 21 23:04:12 +0000 2016 - No child in this state is worth more than another. #EqualFunding4EveryChild https://t.co/rBry9DPjE7

Tue Jun 21 17:01:53 +0000 2016 - I’ll be in Hillsborough today at 1:00 to make an announcement on school funding. Watch live here: https://t.co/EojaVBFwJi

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  11/03/2009 NJ Governor Won 48.45% (+3.58%)
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