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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, right, and Republican challenger Jack Ciattarelli debate at Rowan University on October 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, Pool).

Ciattarelli outraises Murphy again

Murphy now 98% of the way to full match, Ciattarelli at 79%

By David Wildstein, October 14 2021 4:38 pm

Republican Jack Ciattarelli has outraised Gov. Phil Murphy for the fourth consecutive week, according to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.

Still, the Democratic incumbent has received $1,969,514 more than Ciattarelli.

Ciattarelli qualified for $866,186 in public matching fund, with Murphy getting $761,076.

Murphy has received a total of $10,239,277 in matching funds so far, 98% of the $10.5 million maximum amount.  He needs to raise another $86,907 to qualify for the full match.

Public financing has netted Ciattarelli $8,296,763 so far, representing 79% of the total available to him.  He needs to raise another $734,412 to max out on matching funds.

As a condition of taking part in the public financing program, which gives them $2 for every $1 raised – less a $156,000 deductible – both candidates have agreed to a $15.6 million spending limit.  That number does not apply to state and national political party spending on their behalf – or any independent expenditures.

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