Republican Ciattarelli making New Jersey governor's race extremely close on election night

Murphy  led by as much as 11 points last week, according to a Monmouth University poll.
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Republican nominee for the New Jersey governorship Jack Ciattarelli is making the race exceedingly close on election night against Democratic incumbent Gov. Phil Murphy.

The race is deadlocked at 49.9% for Ciattarelli to 49.3% to Murphy, with about 530,000 votes counted at about 10 p.m., according to NPR. 

Murphy  led by as much as 11 points last week, according to a Monmouth University poll.