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The real winner of the presidential election in N.J.? Apathy


By Erin Petenko | NJ Advance Media for
on February 25, 2017 at 7:15 AM

In New Jersey, something beat both Trump and Clinton in the 2016 election: voter apathy.

Nearly 2.2 million New Jersey residents were eligible to vote but didn’t turn out, edging out the 2.1 million votes for Hillary Clinton, according to data from the New Jersey Division of Elections and the United States Elections Project.