Most New Jersey voters surveyed approve of the job Gov. Chris Christie is doing.A Fairleigh Dickinson-PublicMind poll released Wednesday shows 52 percent of the respondents support the new governor’s policies. Republicans approve by a ratio of 10-to-one. Thirty-eight percent of Democrats approve and 33 percent disapprove. Independent voters approve of the governor 43 to 17 percent. Voters in the public pension system were less kind. Thirty-five percent approve of the new governor but 46 percent don’t.
The poll found the majority of those surveyed support pension reforms.
The telephone poll of 801 registered voters was taken Feb. 23 through March 1 and has a sampling error margin of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points. AP