NJ Governor: Incumbent Corzine Can't Clear Challenger Christie; Independent Daggett Siphons 1 in 5 Votes:
In an election for New Jersey governor today, 10/22/09, twelve days until votes are counted, Republican Chris Christie and incumbent Democrat Jon Corzine remain even, just as they were 2 weeks ago, just as they were 1 week ago, according to SurveyUSA's latest tracking poll conducted exclusively for WABC-TV.
Today, it's Christie 41%, Corzine 39%, independent Chris Daggett 19%. SurveyUSA's tracking graphs are flat. Corzine has not polled more than 40% nor less than 39%. Christie has not polled more than 43% nor less than 40%. Of likely 2009 voters who voted for Corzine in 2005, just 60% stick with him today. 18% of 2005 Corzine voters today cross over to Republican Christie; 21% vote for the Independent. Christie keeps in the GOP fold a larger share of those who voted for Corzine's 2005 Republican opponent, Doug Forrester: 82% of 2005 Forrester voters today vote for Republican Christie, 12% vote Daggett