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Four Democrats and on Republican won races to Tuesday night to become the new presidents of each of New York City’s five boroughs.
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.”
A lopsided race for governor in New Jersey will be decided Tuesday when voters choose between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Democrat Barbara Buono.
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.
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.
New York state voters on Tuesday authorized seven Las Vegas-style casinos to be built to boost the economy.
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.
Members of organized labor packed the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall, saying a de Blasio victory on Tuesday will bring about positive big changes.
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.
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.
The New York Times/Siena College Poll of likely voters gives de Blasio a 45-point lead, 68 percent to 23 percent.
Nassau County faces a critical choice this election year.
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.
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.