In New Jersey Democrats currently hold the governor's office and majorities in both chambers of the state legislature.
The outcome of this election will determine if this trifecta can be maintained over the next two years.
The candidates for Governor in this election are: Gov. Phil Murphy (D), former state Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R), Madelyn Hoffman (G), Gregg Mele (L), and Joanne Kuniansky (Socialist Workers Party).
Multiple polls over the last two weeks predict a win for Gov. Phil Murphy (Fairleigh Dickinson University poll, Monmouth University poll, Emerson College poll). If Murphy wins, he will be the first Democratic Govenor to will relection in the state since 1977.
The off-year elections in Virginia provide insight into the national political mood.
This year's race is very close.
Former Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) and first-time candidate Glenn Youngkin (R) are competing for the governor's office. The incumbent, Gov. Ralph Northam (D), cannot seek re-election due to term limits.
New York City has the largest Jewish community of any city in the world.
The mayoral elections in New York are of particularly interest to the Jewish community.
Eric Adams (D) and Curtis Sliwa (R) are running for Mayor, along with eight other candidates. The incumbent, Mayor Bill de Blasio (D), cannot seek re-election due to term limits.
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