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11/05/2013 09:08 pm ET

New York City Mayor Results: Bill De Blasio Defeats Joe Lhota

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Bill de Blasio won the race for New York City mayor Tuesday night. The Democrat beat Republican Joe Lhota. De Blasio, who is currently New York City's public advocate, is the first Democratic mayor-elect in New York City in 20 years.

He is set to take office in January, succeeding Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who's served as mayor for the past 12 years.

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