New Jersey voters went to the polls yesterday and Republicans selected former state Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli to oppose Gov. Phil Murphy this November. Gov. Murphy drew no opposition for his re-nomination in the Democratic primary. Mr. Ciattarelli was favored on the Republican side, as he earned the official party endorsement from local GOP committees in 17 of the Garden State’s 21 counties. He recorded 50% of the vote against three opponents.
Though Democrats are the dominant New Jersey political party, we can expect this gubernatorial contest to attract national attention as we move toward a November 2nd general election day vote.
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