The combustible Christie cruised to re-election in the blue Garden State, winning more some 60% of the vote. Now he’s ready to go national. It’s an open question whether Christie’s brawling style will translate outside Trenton. But the resounding victory showcased Christie’s deep fundraising network and crossover appeal, propelling him to the front of the pack of 2016 GOP contenders.
Biggest Political Winners and Losers of 2013
The politicians with the biggest successes and worst stumbles of the past year
Chris Christie, Republican Governor of New Jersey
Biggest Political Winners of 2013