Murphy Favored for 2nd Term as New Jersey Governor; Democratic Governing Trifecta Expected to Continue
By 270toWin Staff
November 1, 2021, 5:18 PM ET
Live results for New Jersey are on this page. Use the links below for other Election Day results.
Elections will be held for governor and both chambers of the state legislature. Democrats are likely to maintain their governing trifecta by again winning the governor's office and majorities in both the state senate and state house. Polls close at 8:00 PM Eastern Time.
While history says otherwise - no Democrat has been reelected as governor here since 1977 - Gov. Phil Murphy is favored to win a second term over the Republican nominee, Jack Ciattarelli. Recent polling has been pretty consistent, with Murphy holding an 8% lead in the Real Clear Politics average.
Unlike in Virginia, the governor and lieutenant governor run as a joint ticket here.
There are 40 Senate districts in New Jersey. Democrats hold a 25-14 edge, and are expected to maintain control after Tuesday's elections. There is one vacancy.1 The 2021 elections are for a two-year term.2
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The New Jersey State House is known as the General Assembly. Heading into the election, it is comprised of 52 Democrats and 28 Republicans.
There are 40 Assembly districts in the state, each with the same boundaries as the corresponding State Senate district. However, each district has two assembly members. As a result, the top two finishers in each district will be elected. Overall, the number of seats won by each party is likely to be pretty close to the current totals.
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