New Jersey returned to “normal” on Election Day when Phil Murphy, the Democrat, was elected as the state’s 56th governor.
It’ll become official on Tuesday, Jan. 9, at noon when Murphy is inaugurated.
The election was devoid of any surprises — the candidates did pretty much what the reputable polls predicted in the final weeks of the campaign. The Republican candidate, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, kept it relatively close as Murphy won 56 percent to her 46 percent — just what the polls said.
Murphy, the former Goldman Sachs executive and ambassador to Germany, will be accompanied at the inauguration …read more
Source: NJ.com Hudson