Polls Close in Tight Gubernatorial Races Voters in two states went to the polls Tuesday to elect new governors in highly contested elections: New Jersey and Virginia. After the polls closed, early balloting results show the Democratic candidates leading in both states.
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Polls Close in Tight Gubernatorial Races

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Polls Close in Tight Gubernatorial Races

Polls Close in Tight Gubernatorial Races

Polls Close in Tight Gubernatorial Races

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Voters in two states went to the polls Tuesday to elect new governors in highly contested races: New Jersey and Virginia. After the polls closed, early balloting results show the Democratic candidates leading in both states.

In Virginia, Democrat Lt. Gov. Tim is in a tight race with the state's former attorney general, Republican Jerry Kilgore. The New Jersey race pits Democrat Sen. Jon Corzine against Republican businessman Doug Forrester.