N.J. Poll: Christie falls to fourth as Trump, Rubio pace Garden State

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's struggles are not only limited to the early primary states, as support among voters in the Garden State has fallen significantly, according to a new poll.

In the latest Fairleigh-Dickinson poll, Christie pulls only 9 percent support of voters. This comes as Donald Trump leads in the state with 31 percent backing, with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio taking second with 18 percent support, twice that of the governor.

Dr. Ben Carson also leads the sitting governor, raking in 11 percent support.

Christie's support over the past five months has halved, with a June poll showing Christie tied for the lead with 18 percent alongside Jeb Bush. Republicans in the state now barely give Christie a passing grade for his job performance, with only 51 percent of GOP voters approving of his job performance.

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Overall, 56 percent of New Jersey residents disapprove of Christie's job performance, while just 34 percent approve.

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