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Chris Christie voted 'hottest politician' in America...?

JERSEY CITY, NJ - JULY 01: Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie speaks to members of the Hudson County Building Trades Council after recieving their support for his relection campaign for governor on July 1, 2013 in Jersey City, New Jersey. The Hudson County Building Trades Council is made up of over 20 local unions, and includes more than 20,000 members, combined. Credit: Getty Images

Yeah, there's apparently a poll for that:

Quinnipiac University is out with a new type of poll Monday, surveying the “hottest politicians” in the country.

In the poll of voter attitudes toward the country’s major political figures, the “hottest” are New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The third place spot on Quinnipiac’s  ”Thermometer of Voter Attitudes” is Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, although the poll notes 51 percent of voters said they didn’t know enough about her to rate her.

Christie, at  53.1 degrees on the “Thermometer,” Clinton, 52.1 degrees and Warren, at 49.2 degrees, are “hotter” than President  Obama, at 47.6 degrees. New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand matches the president, at 47.6 degrees, although 75 percent of voters  said they didn’t know enough about her to rate her.

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas scores 46.8 degrees, with 60 percent saying they didn’t know enough about him to rate his temperature.  Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida rates 46.5 degrees and Vice President Joe Biden comes in at 46.2 degrees.

“Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s score is not surprising, given her lengthy political career, and [she's] especially strong support among Democrats and women,” Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, said in a statement.  ”But Gov. Christopher Christie’s rating is impressive given that  his experience — less than four years as governor — pales when compared to Mrs. Clinton’ s resume.  What is interesting is that only two of the 22 figures rate better than the absolute middle of the scale, not exactly a ringing endorsement of the nation’s political establishment.”

Although  Christie is the “hottest” leader in the eyes of all American voters, he comes in eighth among Republican voters, at 59.8 degrees.   Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, the GOP’s 2012 vice presidential candidate, “generates the most heat,” according to the survey, among Republican voters, with 68.7 degrees.

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