11/05/2013 09:40 am ET

NYC Election 2013: Bill De Blasio, Joe Lhota Compete In Mayoral Race

The New York City mayor's race is today, with Republican Joe Lhota and Democrat Bill de Blasio battling it out to replace current mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Polls showed de Blasio with a strong lead heading into Tuesday's elections.

2013 NYC Mayoral Candidates