Photos: New York elects new mayor

Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio appears with his children, Dante and Chiara, as he talks to the media after voting in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn on Tuesday, November 5. De Blasio defeated Republican Joe Lhota by a 73%-24% margin with 91% of the vote in, making him the first Democrat to lead the nation's largest city in a generation.

Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio appears with his children, Dante and Chiara, as he talks to the media after voting in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn on Tuesday, November 5. De Blasio defeated Republican Joe Lhota by a 73%-24% margin with 91% of the vote in, making him the first Democrat to lead the nation's largest city in a generation.