Veto override attempts for New Jersey governors

Associated Press

Gov. Chris Chrsitie has survived more veto attempts than any of his predecessors dating back to at least 1960.

Chris Christie, R, 2010-present: 52 attempts; 0 overrides

Jon Corzine, D, 2006-2010: None

Richard Codey, D, 2004-2006: None

James McGreevey, D, 2002-2004: None

Donald DiFrancesco, R, 2001-2002: None

John Bennett, R, 2002: None

Christine Todd Whitman, R, 1994-2001: 3 attempts; 1 override

James Florio, D, 1990-1994: 18 attempts; 13 overrides

Tom Kean Sr., R, 1982-1990: 33 attempts; 1 override

Brendan Byrne, D, 1974-1982: 4 attempts; 1 override

William Cahill, R, 1970-1974: 3 attempts; 0 overrides

Richard Hughes, D, 1962-1970: 24 attempts; 18 overrides

Robert Meyner, D, 1960-1961: None

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Source: Office of Legislative Services

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