Bill De Blasio wins second term as New York mayor

Nov 08, 2017 1046

BY: David Weigel

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio easily won a second term on Tuesday, the Associated Press has projected, capitalizing on economic growth, low crime and a weakened Republican Party in a race he turned into a referendum on progressive government.

The incumbent Democrat handily defeated Republican Nicole Malliotakis, a member of the state assembly, and a smattering of independent and third-party candidates. With 90 percent of precincts reporting, de Blasio had won 65.3 percent of the vote to 28.9 percent for Malliotakis.

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SOURCE: https://www.washingtonpost.com

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