Rebecca Seawright, a mother of two, beat three Democrats competing for the 76th District Assembly seat.
Challenger state Sen. Adriano Espaillat refused to concede until all votes were counted.
In a statement, President Obama praised Bill de Blasio's message of "progressive change."
Salgado hopes that the tiny one-room office is the start of a big swing in the the mayoral race.
Dan Halloran on New York politics: "Money is what greases the wheels... It's all about how much."
Lines at the polls on Election Day stretched down the block at many spots in Harlem Tuesday.
Hoylman said his track record on Manhattan's West Side distinguishes him from his competitors.
Rory Lancman promised to make Social Security a major issue leading up to the primary vote.
Rep. Bob Turner will challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in the November 2012 election.
Democrat Dan Quart defeated Repubican Paul Niehaus in the race to fill the seat left by Jonathan Bing.
The candidates made their final push Tuesday, urging voters to cast their ballots in the 73rd Assembly District's special election race.
President Barack Obama launched another viral campaign for the 2012 presidential election.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg laid out a plan to fix the economy including creating 10 new Workforce1 Career Centers.
The race for the 73rd Assembly District was one of the few true contests between a Democrat and Republican in the city.
Liberal-leaning Lower East Siders say they are voting for Daniel Squadron to counteract the rising Republicans.
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