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Poll: NJ voters split over Christie for president

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Likely New Jersey voters surveyed are divided over whether Gov. Chris Christie would make a good president.

A Quinnipiac University poll of likely voters released Tuesday shows 48 to 41 percent say they would like to see the Republican run for president in 2016.

However, they are divided 42 to 43 percent on whether Christie would make a good president. Most Republicans surveyed say yes, most Democrats say no, and 43 percent of independent voters say Christie would compared to 39 percent who say he wouldn't.

The telephone survey of 1,203 likely New Jersey voters has a sampling error of plus or minus 2.8 percentage points.

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