The Republican nominee for governor in New Jersey announced today that he will not concede the race.
The Associated Press report:
The result of New Jersey’s election for governor will be “legal and fair,” regardless of the outcome, Republican candidate Jack Ciattarelli said Thursday in his first remarks since The Associated Press declared incumbent Democrat Phil Murphy the winner of the election.
Ciattarelli did not concede the election.
“No one should declare victory or concede the election until every legitimate vote has been counted,” Ciattarelli said in the 2-minute video posted on Twitter.
Ciattarelli, a former member of the House, said he would wait for the state’s 21 provinces to complete the counting of thousands of postal and other ballots, which could last until next week, before deciding whether to go for a recount. will ask.
Under state law, there is no automatic recount and the party seeking one must file a case with the state Supreme Court in the country where the recount is requested.
The governor has a difficult road ahead of him after the election was apparently stolen on election night.
Other incidents of fraud have been reported, including machines not working.
Individuals were also allowed to vote without being legally registered.