So, what about the ballot questions before New Jersey voters last night? They were both approved. Voters in the Garden State approved spending money to expand vocational schools and to improve security in K through 12 school districts.
Senate hopeful Bob Hugin didn’t exactly heap praise on democrat Robert Menendez in his concession speech Tuesday night. Hugin told his supporters that “the people of New Jersey do deserve better” after conceding defeat to Menendez. Menendez was brought up on corruption charges before this election season.
Dennis Township democrat Jeff Van Drew is headed to Washington. In a race that was much tighter than expected, Van Drew defeated republican Seth Grossman to win the Second District Congressional election Tuesday night. Van Drew captured 52 percent of the vote, Grossman just over 46 percent. In another high profile race in South Jersey,…
Robert Menendez is returning to the United States Senate. Major news organizations including ABC, the Associated Press, and NBC News all have projected Menendez to defeat republican Bob Hugin in the hotly contested Senate race. This will be Menendez’ third term in the Senate.
With ten percent of the votes counted statewide, republican Bob Hugin holds a lead over democrat Robert Menendez in the Senate race. Hugin has 49 percent of the vote totals, with Menendez at 46.7 percent..this despite at least one news organization projected Menendez to win the election tonight.
Nearly one percent of the votes have been counted in New Jersey’s Senate race and it’s razor tight. Democrat Robert Menendez holds a slim 1.2 percent lead over republican Bob Hugin. Menendez has 48 percent of the vote, so far.
At least one news organization projects Senator Robert Menendez will be re-elected in New Jersey due to exit polls, but the race has tightened up. With nearly one percent of the vote in, Menendez leads republican Bob Hugin by three percentage points. However, hundreds of thousands of votes still need to be counted.
There is a very long way to go, but the very first numbers in the Senate race in New Jersey give the lead to democrat Robert Menendez. With only a few thousand votes counted, Menendez holds a 16 point lead over Hugin. This is a figure with less than one percent of the vote…
There were many more democrats than republicans registered to vote in this election. There were 5.8 million registered voters in the Garden State this year, with 2.2 million democrats and only 1.3 million republicans. More democrats have registered to vote than republicans in New Jersey since the 2016 election.
Due to the state’s highly criticized mail-in election law, clerks throughout the Garden State were asking for additional provisional ballots. There’s been large voter confusion this Election Day due to voters who mailed in their ballots in 2016, and expected to return to the polls today to vote in person. Not so, according to state…