Bill de Blasio Wins New York City Mayor Race According to Exit Poll Projection

November 5, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

NEW YORK—Bill de Blasio will become the next mayor of New York City, according to exit poll projections by NY1, a local New York City television station.

As voters left polls, some 74 percent said that they voted for de Blasio, a Democrat, while only 23 percent voted for Joe Lhota, a Republican.

De Blasio lead Lhota by more than 40 points in all general election polls prior to the Tuesday vote.

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