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Gale Brewer

4 Democrats, 1 Republican Elected As NYC Borough Presidents

Four Democrats and on Republican won races to Tuesday night to become the new presidents of each of New York City’s five boroughs.

11/05/2013

Bill de Blasio Victory Speech

De Blasio: ‘I Will Never Forget That As Mayor, I Work For You’

In his victory speech as mayor-elect of New York City Tuesday night, Democrat Bill de Blasio declaed a mandate to repair the inequality he said has left the city suffering, and said as mayor, “I work for you.”

11/05/2013

Gov. Chris Christie Victory

Christie: ‘I Will Govern With The Spirit Of Sandy’

A lopsided race for governor in New Jersey will be decided Tuesday when voters choose between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Democrat Barbara Buono.

11/05/2013

Kenneth Thompson (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Charles Hynes (brooklynda.org)

Thompson Beats Hynes In Brooklyn District Attorney Race

Kenneth Thompson was elected district attorney in Brooklyn Tuesday night, defeating longtime incumbent Charles “Joe” Hynes, who refused to accept defeat after a bruising Democratic primary.

11/05/2013

Edward Mangano

Mangano Re-Elected As Nassau County Executive Over Predecessor Suozzi

Edward Mangano declared that Nassau County was “on the right” path for job creation and opportunities for residents, as he trounced his Democratic challenger Tuesday night.

11/05/2013

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NY Voters Approve Major State Casino Measure

New York state voters on Tuesday authorized seven Las Vegas-style casinos to be built to boost the economy.

11/05/2013

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) (credit: booker.senate.gov)

Sen. Cory Booker Maintains Optimism About Bringing Change To Washington

It’s Election Day across the region. But newly sworn in Sen. Cory Booker gets to sit this one out. He was elected to take over the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s seat last month in a special election.

11/05/2013

Bill de Blasio joined by union leaders, members at a rally in front of Brooklyn Borough Hall, Nov. 1, 2013. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Rallies Union Members As Campaign Enters Home Stretch

Members of organized labor packed the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall, saying a de Blasio victory on Tuesday will bring about positive big changes.

11/01/2013

New York City mayoral candidate Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio speak at a news conference near the United Nations headquarters denouncing Iran's diplomacy offensive on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Mayoral Hopefuls Make Appeal To Voters With Election Day Fast Approaching

Ahead of the vote, Democrat Bill de Blasio and Republican Joe Lhota each sat down for one-on-one interviews with WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb to discuss the key issues impacting voters this election season.

11/01/2013

Gov. Chris Christie shakes a woman's hand in Little Ferry, NJ during a visit with HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, August 20, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Poll: New Jersey Voters Want Christie To Run For President

A Quinnipiac University poll of likely New Jersey voters released Tuesday shows 48 percent say they would like to see the Republican run for president in 2016. Forty-one percent would not.

10/29/2013

Bill de Blasio (credity: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News), Joe Lhota (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images Entertainment)

Poll: De Blasio Maintains Overwhelming Lead Over Lhota A Week Before Election

The New York Times/Siena College Poll of likely voters gives de Blasio a 45-point lead, 68 percent to 23 percent.

10/28/2013

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, left, (Photo by Steven Henry/Getty Images); Tom Suozzi (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880).

Submit Your Questions For The Nassau County Executive Debate

Nassau County faces a critical choice this election year.

10/28/2013

Republican mayoral hopeful Joe Lhota campaigns, Oct. 23, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Lhota, Confident In Comeback, Compares Himself To Red Sox Slugger

When asked whether he’s bring out any big political names to campaign for him in the closing days of the race, Lhota did hint at a possible show of support from his old boss, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

10/23/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota Continues Attacking De Blasio With Two Weeks To Go Before Mayoral Election

Lhota’s significant shift in strategy comes on the heels of the campaign’s first debate last week, when the Republican appeared caught off guard by de Blasio’s aggressiveness.

10/21/2013