Republican Christopher Christie has a five point lead, 40%-35%, over Gov. Jon Corzine, according to a poll conducted for Democracy Corps by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, a Democratic firm. Independent Christopher Daggett is at 10%.
Democracy Corps is run by longtime Democratic strategists James Carville and Stanley Greenberg.
Without Daggett, Christie leads Corzine 43%-37%.
The poll was conducted August 11-12 among 620 likely voters and has a margin of error of +/- 4.1%.