De Blasio casts his ballot in primary against long shots

De Blasio casts his ballot in primary against long shots

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has won the Democratic nomination in his re-election bid. He'll compete against Nicole Malliotakis, a Republican assemblywoman, in the general election on November 7.

Albanese is also the Reform Party candidate in this year's general election, but could lose the line after Malliotakis and Independent candidate Bo Dietl staged a write-in campaign to attempt to knock him off the ballot. According to Politico only 312,062 people voted in the mayoral primary, or about 14 percent of the city's registered Democrats.

The incumbent mayors of three upstate NY cities have won their Democratic primaries and are moving on to the general election in November. She defeated city Auditor Marty Masterpole and city Councilman Joseph Nicoletti. Journal reports. He has been serving as the borough's acting district attorney. NY held primaries statewide Tuesday for other local offices. Thompson died shortly after, and no replacement was officially named, leaving Gonzalez in place.

Incumbent Public Advocate Letitia James defeated challenger David Eisenbach and will face Republican Juan Carlos Polanco on November 7. In Buffalo, Mayor Byron Brown won a Democratic contest with City Comptroller Mark Schroeder and county lawmaker Betty Jean Grant.

The general election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 7. Mangano has pleaded not guilty.

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