On Tuesday, voters across the United States went to the polls in the first general election since President Joe Biden took office in January. The election was widely seen as a preview of next year's midterm elections that will decide the control of U.S. Congress and as a referendum on the president's first nine-and-a-half months in office.
While most political observers focused intensely on the Virginia gubernatorial race, New Jersey also had a gubernatorial election. Additionally, voters weighed in on hot-button cultural issues that were the subject of referendums at the state and local levels.
The following pages highlight five takeaways from Election Day 2021.
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