Two new polls continue to show New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine (D) trailing likely GOP opponent Chris Christie (R) by significant margins in their 2009 race.

A poll from the GOP firm Strategic Vision shows Christie, a former U.S. attorney, leading the incumbent 47-36, while a new Quinnipiac poll shows Christie up 45-38.

Both surveys show Corzine's job disapproval at 54 percent--a high mark for an incumbent and the highest ever measured by Quinnipiac for the top job in the Garden State.

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In the GOP primary, Christie leads former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan 46-37 in the Quinnipiac poll and 40-15 in the Strategic Vision poll.

Lonegan ties Corzine at 41 percent in the general election matchup in the Quinnipiac poll. The Strategic Vision poll has him trailing the governor 44-39.

-Aaron Blake