Governor Phil Murphy Leads Over Ciattarelli in Tight Race for NJ Governor
Governor Phil Murphy took a slight lead over Republican challenger Jack Ciattarelli as vote counting continues into late Wednesday morning.
With 97% of districts reporting, Murphy gained votes and now shows a 1,400 vote lead.
The race has been closer than anticipated as polls throughout the race have shown Murphy with a 4-10% lead.
Vote by mail, provisional ballots and even some machine votes remain to be counted. Essex and Passaic County have counts still continuing, which may not be completed today.
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