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.

To see ongoing updates click here.

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