POLITICS
11/05/2013 09:08 pm ET Updated Nov 05, 2013

Joe Lhota Election Results: Republican Loses NYC Mayoral Race

Republican Joe Lhota has lost the race for New York City mayor to Democrat Bill de Blasio.

De Blasio was projected to win the race by a wide margin, leading in the polls going into Election Day.

De Blasio celebrated his win Tuesday night:

He thanked his supporters in a tweet shortly after he was declared the winner of the race:

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