Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Results are Mostly In

Ok, we're nearing the end of the night. And here's what we have.

Results are Mostly In


Ok, we're nearing the end of the night. And here's what we have.

* In the Council races, Mark Squilla won in the 1st, Bobby Henon in the 6th, Cindy Bass in the 8th and Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez easily won in the 7th. State Rep. Kenyatta Johnson was up in the 2nd tonight, but we're told Barbara Capozzi hasn't conceded yet.

* It's the end of the road for Republican City Councilman Frank Rizzo and City Commissioner Marge Tartaglione, both participants in the controversial DROP program. Neither won re-election tonight.

* In the GOP, the party establishment couldn't get all their candidates through. Al Schmidt won one of the two City Commissioner slots, despite party opposition. And state Rep. Dennis O'Brien won a spot in the at-large pool in November without party support.

For more details and analysis, check out tomorrow's Daily News.

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