On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 1330 AM Sheboygan, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Sheboygan,WI 53081)

More Weather »
69° Feels Like: 69°
Wind: NE 10 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Mostly Sunny 71°

Tonight

Partly Cloudy 54°

Tomorrow

Sunny 74°

Alerts

New Jersey governor's race a virtual tie: poll






New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine delivers his opening remarks at a luncheon hosted by Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government in New York February 19, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East
New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine delivers his opening remarks at a luncheon hosted by Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government in New York February 19, 2009. REUTERS/Chip East
</head> <body> <p>PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - The New Jersey governor's race is virtually tied between Democratic incumbent Jon Corzine and Republican Christopher Christie after months in which the challenger held the lead, a poll released on Wednesday said.</p> <p>The New Jersey election on November 3, together with another gubernatorial contest in Virginia, may offer early signs of public sentiment toward President Barack Obama.</p> <p>The Quinnipiac University poll conducted October 7-12 gave Christie 41 percent of the vote against 40 percent for Corzine and 14 percent for independent candidate Chris Daggett.</p> <p>That compares with a four-point lead for Christie in the previous Quinnipiac poll, and bigger advantages for Christie in other polls over recent months.</p> <p>On October 6, a poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University also put Corzine and Christie within a point of each other, eroding an earlier lead for Christie, a former U.S. attorney.</p> <p>"It's a nail-biter," said Maurice Carroll, director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute. "Christopher Christie has never given up the lead but it's been getting slimmer, and now it's a dead heat."</p> <p>Corzine, a former Goldman Sachs executive and U.S. senator, has trailed Christie throughout the campaign in a heavily Democratic state despite visits by Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.</p> <p>The latest poll shows New Jersey voters disapprove of the job Corzine is doing by 56 percent to 39 percent, but the negative score is his best approval rating in months.</p> <p>Corzine is viewed unfavorably by 53 percent of voters, compared with 40 percent who view him favorably. That compares with 40 percent who view Christie unfavorably, against 38 percent with a favorable impression.</p> <p>Voters agree by 59 percent to 35 percent with Christie's claim that Corzine has failed to make enough budget cuts. But they also agree by a margin of 59 percent to 25 percent with Corzine's claim that Christie is too vague about his budget plans.</p> <p>(Reporting by Jon Hurdle; Editing by Daniel Trotta and Vicki Allen)</p> </body> </html> </div><!-- end article-body --> </div><!-- end aticle-body-wrapper --> <aside> <ul class="social-share-btns clearfix"> <li><g:plusone size="medium" href="http://whbl.com/news/articles/2009/oct/14/new-jersey-governors-race-a-virtual-tie-poll/"></g:plusone></li> <li><div id="fb-root"></div><script src="http://connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#appId=112315878855956&xfbml=1"></script><fb:like href="http://whbl.com/news/articles/2009/oct/14/new-jersey-governors-race-a-virtual-tie-poll/" action="recommend" send="true" layout="button_count" width="150" show_faces="false" font=""></fb:like></li> <li><a href="http://twitter.com/share" class="twitter-share-button" data-url="http://whbl.com/news/articles/2009/oct/14/new-jersey-governors-race-a-virtual-tie-poll/" data-text="New Jersey governor's race a virtual tie: poll" data-count="horizontal">Tweet</a><script type="text/javascript" src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js"></script></li> </ul><!-- end social-share-btns --> </aside> </div><!-- end article-container --> <section class="clearfix text-ad-container"><div class="text-ad"></div><div class="text-ad"></div><div class="text-ad"></div></section> <div id='taboola-below-main-column'></div> <script type="text/javascript"> window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({mode:'thumbs-2r', container:'taboola-below-main-column', placement:'below-main-column'}); </script> <div id='taboola-text-2-columns'></div> <script type="text/javascript"> window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({mode:'text-links-5r', container:'taboola-text-2-columns', placement:'text-2-columns'}); </script> <script> window._taboola = window._taboola || []; _taboola.push({flush:true}); </script> <section class="comment-container"> <h1 class="h2 visuallyhidden">Comments</h1> <a href="/news/articles/2009/oct/14/new-jersey-governors-race-a-virtual-tie-poll/#disqus_thread"></a> <div id="disqus_thread" class="section-widget"></div> <script type="text/javascript"> var disqus_shortname = 'whbl'; var disqus_title = 'New Jersey governor's race a virtual tie: poll'; var disqus_url = 'http://whbl.com/news/articles/2009/oct/14/new-jersey-governors-race-a-virtual-tie-poll/'; (function() { var dsq = document.createElement('script'); dsq.type = 'text/javascript'; dsq.async = true; dsq.src = 'http://' + disqus_shortname + '.disqus.com/embed.js'; (document.getElementsByTagName('head')[0] || document.getElementsByTagName('body')[0]).appendChild(dsq); })(); </script> </section><!-- end comment-container --> </article> </div><!-- end of col-1 --> <div id="col-2"> <form class="section-search-form clearfix" method="get" action="/search/"> <fieldset class="clearfix"> <input class="section-search" type="text" rel="Search News" name="q" placeholder="Search News" /> <input class="section-search-submit" type="image" alt="Search" src="http://static.mwcradio.com/images/icons/section-search.gif" /> </fieldset> </form> <div class="ad-300x250"></div> <aside class="aside-module top-stories"> <h1>Top Stories</h1> <ul class="unstyled-list single-col-list"> <li><a href="/news/articles/2014/jul/23/police-look-for-hit-and-run-vehicle/" title="Full Article: Police Look for Hit and Run Vehicle">Police Look for Hit and Run Vehicle</a></li> <li><a href="/news/articles/2014/jul/23/dnr-looking-for-home-for-sheboygans-alligator/" title="Full Article: DNR looking for home for Sheboygan's alligator">DNR looking for home for Sheboygan's alligator</a></li> <li><a href="/news/articles/2014/jul/23/financial-reports-in-for-area-state-races/" title="Full Article: Financial reports in for area state races">Financial reports in for area state races</a></li> <li><a href="/news/articles/2014/jul/22/tom-denow-running-for-petri-seat-on-minimal-budget-life-experiences/" title="Full Article: Tom Denow running for Petri seat on minimal budget, life experiences">Tom Denow running for Petri seat on minimal budg...</a></li> </ul> </aside> <div class="text-ad"></div> <nav class="aside-module"> <h1>News Sections</h1> <ul class="unstyled-list two-col-list clearfix"> <li><a href="/news/sections/local/" title="Local News Section">Local</a></li> <li><a href="/news/sections/state/" title="State News Section">State</a></li> <li><a href="/news/sections/national/" title="National News Section">National</a></li> <li><a href="/news/sections/world/" title="World News Section">World</a></li> <li><a href="/news/sections/localsports/" title="Local Sports News Section">Local Sports</a></li> <li><a href="/news/sections/sports/" title="National Sports News Section">National Sports</a></li> <li><a href="/news/sections/politics/" title="Politics News Section">Politics</a></li> <li><a href="/news/sections/business/" title="Business News Section">Business</a></li> <li><a href="/news/sections/health/" title="Health News Section">Health</a></li> <li><a href="/news/sections/science/" title="Science News Section">Science</a></li> <li><a href="/news/sections/technology/" title="Technology News Section">Technology</a></li> <li><a href="/news/sections/entertainment/" title="Entertainment News Section">Entertainment</a></li> </ul> </nav> <div class="text-ad"></div> <div class="ad-300x250"></div> <aside id="recentcomments" class="aside-module dsq-widget sidebar-comments"> <h1 class="dsq-widget-title">Recent Comments</h1> <script type="text/javascript" src="http://whbl.disqus.com/recent_comments_widget.js?num_items=3&hide_avatars=0&avatar_size=32&excerpt_length=200"></script> </aside> <div class="text-ad"></div> </div><!-- end col-2 --> </div><!-- end page-content-wrapper-inner --> </div><!-- end page-content-wrapper-outer --> <div id="site-footer-wrapper"> <footer id="site-footer" class="clearfix"> <ul class="footer-list footer-bucket"> <li><a href="http://static.mwcradio.com/pdf/footer-files/privacy.pdf" title="Privacy Policy">Privacy Policy (PDF)</a></li> <li><a href="http://static.mwcradio.com/pdf/footer-files/termsofuse.pdf" title="Terms of Use">Terms of Use (PDF)</a></li> <li><a href="http://static.mwcradio.com/pdf/footer-files/contestrules.pdf" title="Contest Rules">Contest Rules (PDF)</a></li> <li><a href="http://static.mwcradio.com/pdf/footer-files/contest-rules-addendumC.pdf" title="Contest Rules - Addendum C">Contest Rules - Addendum C (PDF)</a></li> </ul> <ul class="footer-list footer-bucket"> <li><a href="/advertise/" title="Advertise With Us">Advertisers</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.midwestcareers.com/" title="Midwest Careers">Employment</a></li> <li><a href="/eeo/" title="EEO">EEO</a></li> </ul> <div class="footer-bucket"> <ul class="footer-list footer-social-list"> <li> <a href="http://facebook.com/1330WHBL" title="1330 WHBL on Facebook"> <img src="http://static.mwcradio.com/images/icons/facebook20.png" alt="Facebook" /> Facebook </a> </li> <li> <a href="http://twitter.com/WHBL" title="1330 WHBL on Twitter"> <img src="http://static.mwcradio.com/images/icons/twitter20.png" alt="Twitter" /> Twitter </a> </li> </ul><!-- end social links --> <ul class="footer-list footer-bucket"> <li> <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.midwestcommunications.whblam&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5taWR3ZXN0Y29tbXVuaWNhdGlvbnMud2hibGFtIl0." title="Download Our Android App"> <img src="http://static.mwcradio.com/images/icons/android20.png" alt="Android" /> Listen on Android </a> </li> <li> <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/1330-whbl/id640596492?mt=8" title="Download Our iOS App"> <img src="http://static.mwcradio.com/images/icons/apple20.png" alt="Apple" /> Listen on iPhone/iPad </a> </li> </ul> </div> <ul class="footer-list footer-bucket contact-info"> <li>© 2014 1330 WHBL</li> <li>Call Letters: WHBL</li> <li><span class="frequency-location">1330 AM Sheboygan, WI</span></li> <li>Studio Line 1: 920-458-2105</li> <li>Text Us at 79489</li> <li><a href="/contact-us/" title="Contact Us">Contact Us</a></li> </ul> </footer> </div><!-- end footer-wrapper --> <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/mootools/1.4.5/mootools-yui-compressed.js"></script> <script src="http://static.mwcradio.com/js/mootools-more-1.4.0.1.js"></script> <script src="http://static.mwcradio.com/apps/nowplaying/js/jug-application.js"></script> <script src="http://content.aimatch.com/swfobject.js"></script> <script src="https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js"></script> <script src="http://static.mwcradio.com/js/mwc.js?5"></script> <script src="http://static.mwcradio.com/datepicker/Locale.en-US.DatePicker.js"></script> <script src="http://static.mwcradio.com/datepicker/Picker.js"></script> <script src="http://static.mwcradio.com/datepicker/Picker.Attach.js"></script> <script src="http://static.mwcradio.com/datepicker/Picker.Date.js"></script> <!--[if lt IE 7 ]> <script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/chrome-frame/1.0.2/CFInstall.min.js"></script> <script>window.attachEvent("onload",function(){CFInstall.check({mode:"overlay"})})</script> <![endif]--> <script src="http://static.mwcradio.com/js/lightface/LightFace.js"></script> <script src="http://static.mwcradio.com/apps/scoop/js/article_details.js" type="text/javascript"></script> </body> </html>