Interactive Map: Dems Maintain Big Edge in 'Blue' Jersey Despite GOP Gains
Interactive Map: Dems Maintain Big Edge in ‘Blue’ Jersey Despite GOP Gains
New Jersey’s reputation as a blue state is borne out by voter-registration statistics: Democrats outnumber Republicans and the gap between the two parties has been widening since the start of the millennium, even though the number of GOP voters has grown faster since Gov. Chris Christie’s election four years ago.
But that may all mean little to those running for office this fall, as ticket-splitters and unaffiliated independent voters are likely to determine election outcomes.