As per the latest 2021 NJ Governor Race Polls, Democrat Phil Murphy is facing a close fight from Jack Ciattarelli.
Fabrizio,lee and Associates poll
The 2021 NJ Governor Race will see Incumbent governor Phil Murphy face off against Republican nominee Jack Ciattarelli. The New Jersey Gubernatorial election has been scheduled for 2nd November this year.
In October 2020, Governor Phil Murphy formally announced his intention to run for re-election for a second term and won his Democratic Primary uncontested. His opponent Jack Ciattarelli prevailed in a primary over 3 other candidates and became the Republican nominee to take on the Governor
Phil Murphy has been leading in every opinion poll till now and is favored to easily win this election. His approval ratings too are far from dire and are good enough to give him a comfortable win. Jack Ciattarelli on the other hand struggles with the negative image of Trump in the state and his low name recognition
The New Jersey Governor Race this year shouldn’t be seen as a referendum of any sort on anyone whether it be Trump or Biden or any issue as no Republican candidate can play the same cards here that would matter in a generic Presidential Race. But it will be worth watching if the final results are in line with the 2020 Presidential…