Voters Are Done With COVID-19 and Pandemic-Powered Officials

Voters Are Done With COVID-19 and Pandemic-Powered Officials

This post was originally published on this site  Politicians have been on a high over the last year-plus, wielding extraordinary power with the approval of voters fearful of viral infection. Democrats, in particular, championed draconian restrictions on life and often won praise for doing so. Going into this week’s election,...

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Top New Jersey Democrat loses re-election to man who spent $153 on campaign

Top New Jersey Democrat loses re-election to man who spent $153 on campaign

This post was originally published on this siteEdward Durr, a furniture company truck driver and political newcomer, defeated longtime state Senate President Steve Sweeney.

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Phil Murphy and Jack Ciattarelli locked in tight race for New Jersey governorship

Phil Murphy and Jack Ciattarelli locked in tight race for New Jersey governorship

This post was originally published on this site The race for governor is too close to call. Gov. Phil Murphy and former Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli were locked in a tight race Thursday night, and it’s unclear whether late-reported votes in Democratic counties like Passaic, Somerset, and Mercer will be enough...

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New Jersey voters choose their next governor today. Here’s what to watch

New Jersey voters choose their next governor today. Here’s what to watch

This post was originally published on this site If Gov. Phil Murphy wins Tuesday’s gubernatorial election against Republican Jack Ciattarelli — and polls show that’s likely — he will be the first Democrat to win reelection in N.J. since 1977. (Image credit: Frank Franklin II/AP)

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New Jersey’s off-year gubernatorial elections can’t escape national politics

New Jersey’s off-year gubernatorial elections can’t escape national politics

This post was originally published on this siteNEWARK, N.J. — Ahead of a September gubernatorial debate between New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy and Republican challenger Gov. Jack Ciattarelli, Democrats plastered the lamp posts along one of this city’s busiest thoroughfares with signs reading, “Stop the Trump Team. Vote Murphy.” Just...

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