Slight majority of New Jersey voters say Chris Christie would be unsatisfied in VP role

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has readily admitted that his big personality is probably not "necessarily suited to being No. 2." A new poll of his constituents shows that a slim majority of them agree.

A Quinnipiac University survey of registered voters in New Jersey found that 52 percent said that Christie wouldn't be satisfied playing "second fiddle" to Mitt Romney as vice president. The poll of 1,582 registered voters, conducted May 9-14, has a margin of error of 2.5 percentage points.

"Gov. Christopher Christie is an in-the-spotlight soloist, in Trenton and on the national campaign trail," said Maurice Carroll, director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute.

The pollsters also found that Christie would not necessarily offer Romney his home state's Electoral College votes. Even with the governor on the ticket, President Barack Obama still leads by 8 percentage points. Obama carried New Jersey in 2008.

"Can you see me as somebody's vice president?" Christie said last year. "I mean, who would be that poor guy?"

Still, Christie has also, more recently, said he could be convinced to join Romney's ticket.

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