Gov. Chris Christie enjoys strong job approval ratings except when New Jerseyans are asked whether he’d be a good nominee for vice president.

Fifty-three percent compared to 40 percent of the registered voters surveyed in a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday say Christie would be a bad choice for Mitt Romney’s running mate.

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Respondents approve of the job Christie is doing, 54 to 39 percent.

The survey also shows those polled agree 49 to 43 percent with Democrats to delay a tax cut until there’s proof there is enough state revenue to support it.

The survey of 1,623 registered voters has a sampling error margin of plus or minus 2.4 percentage points.

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