NEW JERSEY — — The latest results from New Jersey’s election have been released on Tuesday.
The state of New Jersey voted for Democrat Cory Booker in Tuesday’s primary.
More:The election was the first statewide contest since the November election in which Republicans held a majority of seats in the legislature.
In addition, the Republican-led legislature is scheduled to hold another special session on Tuesday to discuss the 2018 election results.
The election results will be released Wednesday morning.
A statement from the State Board of Elections released a little more than 24 hours after the primary: “After the initial count, we received a large number of certified returns from the early voting sites in New Jersey on Tuesday night.
We received more than 1,400 ballots in New York City and more than 300 in New Hampshire.
We are continuing to receive reports from other counties around the state that are in the process of receiving ballots.
Our office has also received many calls from citizens who want to request ballots for their loved ones.”
The state of Maine also held a special election Tuesday.
Democratic presidential candidate Jill Stein was among those who requested a ballot.
The Republican-controlled state Senate also held its own special election on Tuesday with Republican Scott Garrett taking control of the Senate.
In New Jersey, Democratic presidential nominee Cory Booker won the Democratic primary with nearly 47 percent of the vote, according to the Associated Press.
That means Democratic candidate Donald Trump received 47.5 percent of votes.
The election results show that the Democrat took more votes from Trump than the Republican candidate.
If you have any information on this story please call the FBI Newark Division at (201) 642-5875 or the State Election Board at (973) 623-7113.