Suggested reading: Elections

Christie’s 1994 ad was too tough — and untrue — for New Jersey

By David A. Fahrenthold
The Washington Post
Published: 19 January 2014 08:07 PM
Updated: 19 January 2014 08:07 PM

In Chris Christie’s first successful campaign for public office, he sat down next to his wife and baby, looked into a camera and told voters something that wasn’t true.

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Christie Slams Effort To Boost Voter Turnout For 2014 Election As Democratic ‘Trick’

By David Sirota @davidsirota d.sirota@ibtimes.com on August 27 2014 4:28 PM EDT

During a campaign stop in Illinois on Tuesday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie decried efforts to simplify voter registration. He suggested that the higher voter turnout produced by such efforts is harmful to Republican candidates, and that Illinois’ new same-day voter registration statute is a Democratic “trick.”

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