Governor Races In Virginia, New Jersey Top Tuesday’s 2017 Elections

Governor Races In Virginia New Jersey Top Tuesdays 2017 ElectionsVoters in Virginia and New Jersey are picking new governors on Tuesday, the headline races in an off-year election that also features a race to fill Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s (R) seat in Utah’s 3rd congressional district, New York’s mayor’s office, and a state race that will determine party control of Washington State’s Senate. In New Jersey, Democrat Phil Murphy holds a double-digit lead over Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno (R), but the race in Virginia between Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam (D) and former RNC chairman Ed Gillespie is close. In New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) is expected to win re-election, and Provo Mayor John Curtis (R) is ahead in the Utah race against Democrat Kathie Allen.