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New York Mayor's Race Enters Final Day

Joe Lhota, the Republican candidate for New York City Mayor, left, gestures toward his opponent, Democrat Bill de Blasio, as de Blasio holds his hand up in defense, during their final debate, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2103 in New York. (Peter Foley/Wall Street Journal via AP)
Joe Lhota, the Republican candidate for New York City Mayor, left, gestures toward his opponent, Democrat Bill de Blasio, as de Blasio holds his hand up in defense, during their final debate, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2103 in New York. (Peter Foley/Wall Street Journal via AP)

For the first time in 20 years, New York City is poised to put a Democrat in the mayor’s office.

The city’s Public Advocate, Democrat Bill de Blasio, is running against Republican Joe Lhota, who was formerly the chairman of the Metropolitan Transit Authority.

A New York Times/Siena College poll puts de Blasio well ahead of Lhota in tomorrow’s vote.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks with Errol Louis, host of NY1′s “Road To City Hall,” about how the Big Apple will change post-Michael Bloomberg, who has been mayor since 2002.

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