Polls Close in New York

8:58 P.M. Polls are about two minutes from closing in New York. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg appears likely to cruise to reelection. A ...
by | November 8, 2005

8:58 P.M. Polls are about two minutes from closing in New York. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg appears likely to cruise to reelection.

A vote that will perhaps be a bit more interesting is a statewide ballot measure to dramatically change the budgeting process and give additional power to the legislature. The political alliances for and against the referendum are remarkable complicated, so it will be interesting to see what happens.

Josh Goodman
Josh Goodman | Former Staff Writer | mailbox@governing.com