The two waged tense campaigns and Murphy presented himself as a solid progressive. Ciattarelli tried to paint Murphy as out of touch with the average voter and was critical of his leadership during the COVID-19 epidemic.
The campaigns ended their Election Night parties without either claiming victory. Both struck optimistic tones with their supporters.
sent a message to the entire nation. This is what I love about this
state: Every single time it's gone too far off track, the people of this
state have pushed, pulled and prodded it right back to where it needs
to be," Ciattarelli said. Read more and see videos here.