Gov. Jon Corzine continues to struggle with his fifth negative approval rating this year — 43%-46% — according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released today. But those numbers are better than his 40%-51% approval rating in a September 17 Quinnipiac poll. More than half of New Jersey voters (51%) say he doesn't deserve to be re-elected, while just 37% say he does.
New Jerseyans, by a 54%-30% margin, don't want Corzine to be Barack Obama's Secretary of the Treasury.
Only 10% of New Jersey voters say things have gotten better in New Jersey since Corzine became Governor, while 44% say they’ve gotten worse and 43% say they are the same. Voters are split 45%-45% on the public release of e-mails between Corzine and his former girlfriend, union leader Carla Katz. Last June, most voters (52%) said they should be kept private.