Cuomo will get the chance to clean up Albany, following his resounding victory over Tea Party upstart Carl Paladino, who lost by a margin of almost two to one.
Republicans have independents to thank for many of their wins. In 2008, President Obama won 52-percent of the independent vote. That has flipped.
Republicans racked up dozens of victories. As of Wednesday morning they gained six seats in the Senate and 58 seats in the House, more than enough to give the GOP control of the lower house.
Management told Democratic Cape May County freeholder candidate Robert Jackson to stop greeting voters in the Acme parking lot in Lower Township.