“‘Give ’em hell, Chris!’ New Jersey voters say about Governor Christopher Christie’s attack on House Speaker John Boehner and House Republicans when they delayed the vote on superstorm Sandy relief,” said Quinnipiac’s Maurice Carroll.

Christie would easily defeat several potential Democratic opponents, including the state Senate’s Democratic leader, Stephen Sweeney, and State Senators Richard Codey and Barbara Buono, the poll found.

Meanwhile, Newark Mayor Cory Booker – the Democrat once seen as posing the most serious challenge to Christie – is the most popular choice to win next year’s U.S. Senate race.