Jack Ciattarelli

No Concession Yet as New Jersey GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Jack Ciattarelli Weighs Possible Recount Request

The campaign of New Jersey Republican gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli, who has not conceded, announced on Monday that it is still considering the possibility of requesting a recount, even though he trails incumbent Gov. Phil Murphy (D-NJ) by 2.6 percent in the latest vote count, with 90 percent of the vote counted six days after the November 3 election.

New Jersey Republican gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli speaks at his watch party on November 02, 2021 in Bridgewater, New Jersey.(Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

*** Election Night Livewire *** Virginia, New Jersey Governor Races, Battles Across America Set Tone 10 Months into Biden Era

Americans in several states across the country – particularly in Virginia and New Jersey – vote Tuesday in the biggest election since last year’s presidential election and before the upcoming midterm congressional elections in November 2022. Voters in Virginia and New Jersey are voting on who they want to be their next governors, as well as on several important down-ticket offices.

LEESBURG, VIRGINIA - NOVEMBER 01: Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin speaks at a campaign rally at the Loudon County Fairground on November 01, 2021 in Leesburg, Virginia. The Virginia gubernatorial election, pitting Youngkin against Democratic candidate, former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, is tomorrow. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)