1. Winners

    De Blasio & Lhota Lead NYC Primary

    NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10:  Public Advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio emerges from a voting booth after voting in the New York City mayoral primary on September 10, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. In recent polls by Quinnipiac University, de Blasio is now close to the 40 percent threshold he'd need to avoid a runoff in the Democratic primary.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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    Republican Joe Lhota has won the Republican primary for New York mayor. On the Democrats' side, Bill de Blasio is leading his opponents and appears to be on the brink of avoiding a run-off. De Blasio needs 40 percent to wrap it up, and is currently hovering around 39 percent—well in front of Bill Thompson (who warned his supporters that the race was "far from over") and erstwhile frontrunner Christine Quinn. Running as a progressive touting a "tale of two cities," de Blasio would be a clear favorite to win the general election against Lhota.

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