Ciattarelli to Concede New Jersey Gubernatorial Race to Incumbent GovernorEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Jack Ciattarelli, a Republican who challenged New Jersey incumbent governor Phil Murphy in the 2021 gubernatorial race, is expected to concede on Friday, reported the New Jersey Herald. As of Thursday, Murphy leads Ciattarelli by nearly 74,000 votes with all votes counted, stated NJ.com, citing The Associated Press. Murphy received 51 percent of the votes while Ciattarelli got 48 percent, according to NJ.com. On Monday, Murphy called on his challenger to concede saying, “When it’s mathematically impossible to win, I think it’s dangerous” to not concede, reported the New Jersey Globe. On Nov. 3, The Associated Press declared the Democrat governor winner, with 98 percent of precincts reporting and with more than 2.3 million votes cast. Tallying votes in New Jersey took longer than expected as the state implemented this year new technology to support the election, including new voting machines. For example, in Paterson, election officials could not count ballots because they …Read More

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