Gov. Chris Christie has said he will not make a decision on running for president until after January 1, but new polls are showing favorable news for him.

(Governor's Office/Mykwain Gainey)

In the early primary state of New Hampshire he is now tied for the top position with Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY).

Christie continues to show strong polling numbers in both New Hampshire and Iowa.

Success in those two states would be critical to any 2016 White House run.