11/17/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Cy Vance Shapes Agenda For Manhattan District Attorney's Office

Despite low voter turnout in Tuesday's Democratic primary, Cyrus R. Vance Jr. bested his two opponents in the race for Manhattan district attorney with a sizeable lead.

Six months after announcing his candidacy, Mr. Vance, 55, captured 44 percent of the vote, while 30 percent cast their ballot for his most formidable and well-known opponent, former Acting Supreme Court Justice Leslie Crocker Snyder.

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