Voters strongly disapprove of Corzine’s handling of economy

A new Quinnipiac University poll shows that 56% of New Jerseyans disapprove of the way Gov. Jon Corzine is handling the economy, while 33% approve. That’s much different than the way New Jersey voters feel about another Democrat, President Barack Obama. Obama has a 59%-21% approval rating in New Jersey for his handling of the economy during his two weeks as President.

Among independents, Corzine’s economic approvals are upside down at 23%-65%, and he’s upside down among every demographic except African American voters (43%-41%).

Corzine approve/disapprove on the economy:

Democrats: 59%-29%
Republicans: 10%-82%
Independents: 23%-65%
Men: 32%-60%
Women: 34%-52%
White: 31%-59%
Black: 43%-41%
Age 18-34: 30%-57%
Age 35-54: 34%-57%
Age 55+: 36%-52%
Income less than $50k: 35%-51%
Income $50-100k: 36%-52%
Income over $100k: 29%-59%
No College: 29%-59%
College Degree: 39%-51%

Voters strongly disapprove of Corzine’s handling of economy