Elections results in New York , New Jersey,,Virginia
Bloomberg Wins Third Term as Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg won a third term as New York City's 108th mayor on Tuesday.
Mr. Bloomberg -- who persuaded the City Council to amend a law
that would have restricted him to two terms and then spent some $90 million of his personal fortune on his campaign -- decisively defeated Comptroller William C. Thompson Jr., his Democratic rival. It was the fifth straight defeat for the Democrats, who, despite a massive registration advantage, have not captured the mayoralty since 1989. Read More:
Christie Wins New Jersey Governor's Race, Unseating Corzine Christopher J. Christie, a Republican former United States attorney who said he would vanquish corruption from the halls of New Jersey government, won a closely contested race for governor on Tuesday over the incumbent, Gov. Jon S. Corzine. Read More:
Republican Wins Race for Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell, a Republican and a former state attorney general, won a decisive victory in Virginia's governor's race Tuesday, a stark reversal of fortune for Democrats who have held control in Richmond for the past eight years.