Exit polls: Liberal de Blasio wins New York City mayor's race

NEW YORK - Liberal Democrat Bill de Blasio cruised to victory on Tuesday to succeed New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, marking the first time a Democrat has captured City Hall in two decades, local media reported.
De Blasio, the city's public advocate, beat Republican rival Joe Lhota by promising to bridge the gap between the "two New Yorks" - one rich, one poor.
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