1st year poll: Murphy trails Christie, Corzine, tops McGreevey

Gov. Phil Murphy’s first-year approval ratings of 43%-30% fall short of where other New Jersey governors were at the same point in their terms. Gov. Chris Christie was at 47%-40% in a February 2011 Monmouth University poll, while Gov. Jon Corzine was at 44%-34% in a Monmouth poll released in February 2007. Murphy is still doing better than Gov. James E. McGreevey, who was at an  upside-down 34%-45% in a