Shaq Endorses Chris Christie, Ensuring GOP Governor Will Win Race He Was Going to Win Anyway

Your News Companion by Ben Mathis-Lilley
Oct. 28 2013 12:37 PM

Shaq Endorses Chris Christie, Ensuring GOP Governor Will Win Race He Was Going to Win Anyway

I'll let CBS News sum up just how crucial Shaq's endorsement is for Chris Christie's re-election effort: "The endorsement will have virtually no impact on the governor's race, as Christie is all but certain to win." The latest Quinnipiac poll out for the Garden State has Christie leading Democratic challenger Barbara Buono by 29 points, 62 percent to 33 percent among likely voters.

Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City. Follow him on Twitter.