Nineteen percent of GOP voters would select Christie in a potential primary, according to a poll released Monday by Christopher Newport University.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Rep. Paul RyanPaul RyanSunday shows preview: Both sides gear up for debate FULL SPEECH: Obama celebrates African American museum opening Trump slams Obama for ‘shameful’ 9/11 bill veto MORE (Wis.) tie with 13 percent. They are the only other candidates who reach double digits.
Thirteen percent of Republicans surveyed said they are undecided.
Nine percent would choose Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas); Sen. Rand PaulRand PaulSaudi skeptics gain strength in Congress Senators challenge status quo on Saudi arms sales Five tips from Trump's fallen rivals on how to debate him MORE (Ky.) scores 7 percent; Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioSenate rivals gear up for debates Rubio: End of Obama's term could be 'most damaging yet' Fifteen years since pivotal executive order, STORM Act could help fight terror finance MORE hits 4 percent; and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker trails with 3 percent.
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Fifty-one percent of people have a favorable view of the former secretary of State, while 42 percent have an unfavorable view.
Sixty-six percent of Democrats would vote for her in the primary, while 19 percent would select Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe FCC’s Privacy Problem Strong, committed leadership needed to destroy ISIS Medical cures bill pushed back to lame-duck MORE.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who was included in the survey, hits 7 percent.
Clinton continues to dominate the Republican field in potential general election matchups.
Christie, who has been battling a scandal regarding the closing of lanes on the George Washington Bridge, holds Clinton to the closest margin.
Forty-six percent of voters have a favorable view of Christie, while 30 percent see him in an unfavorable light.
In a potential general election, 43 percent would choose Clinton while 41 percent would pick Christie, with 16 percent undecided.
Ryan and Huckabee both trail Clinton in a head-to-head matchup by 15 percent.
The live-call survey polled 901 registered voters in Virginia from Feb 23-28 and has a 3.3-percent margin of error.