November 02, 2021
All politics are local on Election Day this year. New Jersey voters are deciding on their next governor, in an election that pits Incumbent Phil Murphy against Republican Jack Ciattarelli, but they also are selecting candidates for the state senate and state assembly.
In Philadelphia, District Attorney Larry Krasner is running for reelection against Republican Chuck Peruto. After a contentious primary for Krasner, which the progressive prosecutor ultimately won easily, the general election has been very quiet with the incumbent declining to debate his opponent and Peruto not mounting much of a campaign otherwise.
In New Jersey and Pennsylvania, the polls are scheduled to be open until 8 p.m. As the votes are counted and the results become available, they will be added to the tables below.
Incumbent Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy and former Republican state legislator Jack Ciattarelli square off Tuesday in New Jersey's 2021 gubernatorial election. Murphy is seeking to become the state's first Democratic governor to win a second term in more than 40 years. Ciattarelli is hoping to flip the governor's office back to GOP control after a four-year hiatus. Read more coverage of the New Jersey governor's race.
Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner won a second term against Republican Chuck Peruto. The victory is a nod to the Registration edge Democrats have over Republican in Philadelphia as much as it is a show of support of Krasner's progressive reform agenda. Read more coverage of the Philadelphia district attorney election.
New Jersey's first legislative district represents parts of Atlantic and Cumberland counties, and all of Cape May County.
In the state senate, Republican Sen. Michael Testa Jr. won against Democrat Yolanda Garcia-Balicki. In the assembly, Republican incumbents Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan are running for reelection to the Assembly against Democratic challengers John Capizola Jr. and Julia L. Hankerson.
|Republican||Michael Testa Jr.||35,329||✅|
|Democrat||John Capizola Jr.||22,797|
|Democrat||Julia L. Hankerson||22,051|
New Jersey's District 2 represents parts of Atlantic County, including Atlantic City, Egg Harbor Township and Margate.
In New Jersey’s District 2 Senate election, Democratic Assemblyman Vincent Mazzeo is running against Republican candidate Vincent Polistina for the district’s open state seat. In the Assemby, Democrats John Armato and Caren Fitzpatrick up against Republicans Don Guardian and Claire Swift. The race is shaping up to be the most-expensive legislative election in New Jersey this fall. Read more coverage of the New Jersey Legislature's District 2 elections.
New Jersey's third legislative district represents parts of Cumberland and Gloucester counties, and all of Salem County.
Senate president and longtime Democratic legislator Steve Sweeney is running against Republican candidate Edward Durr in the state senate race, and in the Assembly, Democratic incumbents John Burzichelli and Adam Taliaferro are seeking reelection against GOP challengers Bethanne Patrick and Beth Sawyer.
Parts of Camden and Gloucester counties
Democratic Sen. Fred Madden is facing Republican challenger Stephen Pakradooni Jr., and Assembly Democrats Paul Moriarty and Gabriela Mosquera are seeking reelection against GOP candidates Denise Gonzalez and Patricia Kline.
|Republican||Stephen Pakradooni Jr.||29,521|
District 5 of the New Jersey Legislation covers parts of Camden and Gloucester counties.
Democratic Sen. Nilsa Cruz-Perez is running for reelection against Democrat-turned-Republican Clyde Cook. In the Assembly Republican challengers Sam DiMatteo and Sean Sepsey are looking to unseat Democratic incumbents William Moen Jr. and William Spearman.
|Democrat||William Moen Jr.||26,293|
|Republican||Sean Sepsey||19,981|| |
The New Jersey Legislature's District 6 covers parts of Burlington and Camden counties.
In the senate race, Democratic incumbent James Beach won reelection against Republican John Foley. Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald and Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt are running against Republican challengers Edwin Farmer and Richard Super.
|Republican||Richard Super||22,131|| |
New Jersey's District 7 represents parts of Burlington County.
Democratic incumbent Troy Singleton defeated Republican Michelle Arnold for the district's Senate seat. In the Assembly, Democrats Herb Conaway and Carol Murphy are seeking reelection to the against GOP candidates Douglas Dillon and Joseph Jesuelea.
New Jersey's 8th Legislative District encompasses about 20 towns among Atlantic, Burlington and Camden counties.
Sen. Dawn Addiego, the Democratic incumbent is running against Republican Assemblywoman Jean Stanfield for the Senate seat in New Jersey’s District 8. In the Assembly election, Republicans Mike Torrissi and Brandon Umba are facing Democrats Mark Natale and Allison Eckel. The election is expected to be one of the most competitive and expensive legislative races in the state this fall. Read more coverage of New Jersey's District 8 elections.
District 9 of the New Jersey legislature covers parts of Atlantic, Burlington and Ocean counties.
Incumbent Republican Sen. Christopher Connors is running against Democratic challenger David T. Wright. And in the Assembly, Republican incumbents Brian Rumpf and DiAnne Gove seek reelection against Democratic candidates Alexis Jackson and Kristen Henninger Holland.
|Democrat||David T. Wright||25,219|
|Democrat||Kristen Henninger Holland||25,106|| |