Live election results: Race for N.J. governor 2017

Polling sites across New Jersey closed at 8 p.m. Tuesday, starting the counting process that will determine who becomes the state’s next governor.

The favorite to replace two-term Republican Gov. Chris Christie is Democratic banking executive Phil Murphy, who outspent and out-polled his main challenger, Kim Guadagno, a Republican who currently serves as New Jersey’s lieutenant governor.

Throughout her campaign, Guadagno tried to distance herself from her boss, Christie, the most unpopular governor in modern New Jersey history, while Murphy stressed his opponent’s job role working closely with Christie. During recent weeks, Guadagno made some gains in public opinion …read more

Source: NJ.com Warren

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