Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) re-election bid will evidently get a lift from one of the most popular governors in the country and a top 2016 contender.
Fresh off a landslide victory Tuesday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) told the New York Times that he intends to go to “places like Ohio and Michigan and Florida,” all of which have GOP governors facing re-election next year.
According to the Times, Christie informed Republicans in South Carolina he intends to go to bat for Graham, who is facing a GOP primary next year.
A poll released last week showed Graham’s approval rating taking a big hit in South Carolina, including a steep drop among GOP voters.
Christie reportedly declined an invitation to campaign on behalf of Ken Cuccinelli, who lost a tight Virginia gubernatorial race Tuesday.