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New Jersey's elections brought some surprises. How come?

By Phil Murphy - Phil Murphy for Governor, CC BY 2.0
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy

Last week, just before Election Day, we spoke with Nancy Solomon, managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, about Governor Phil Murphy’s chances to win a second term.

A new poll out that day showed Murphy comfortably ahead. That was then….and now we know that Murphy barely eked out a win over Republican Jack Ciatterelli in an election full of surprises. The powerful state Senate president also lost a stunning upset.

To find out what happened and what comes next, we spoke with Solomon for an update.

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