Live Election Results 2017

Final Update (11:40 PM): Summary of tonight’s results: * With 99% reporting in Virginia’s gubernatorial election, Ralph Northam (D) beat Ed Gillespie (R), 53.9% to 45.0%. (AP via NYT) * With 91% reporting in New Jersey’s gubernatorial election, Philip Murphy (D) beat Kim Guadagno (R), 55.6% to 42.5%. (AP via NYT) * With 97% reporting in New York City’s mayoral election, Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) beat challenger Nicole Malliotakis (R), 66.1% to 28.1%. (AP via NYT) * In Brooklyn’s 39th District, Councilman Brad Lander (D) won another term, unopposed. * A Monroe referendum allowing Kiryas Joel to become the village of Palm Tree passed. * With 95.7% reporting in the election for Brooklyn’s 44th Council District, Kalman Yeger (D) beat Yoni Hikind (I), 67.2% (10,506 votes) to 28.8% (4,512 votes). Harold Tischler (I) got 4.0% (624 votes). (WNYC) * With 93% reporting in the election for Brooklyn’s 44th District, Councilman Chaim Deutsch (D) beat challenger Steven Saperstein (R), 61.2% to 38.8%. (WNYC) * With 97.6% reporting in the election for New York City Comptroller, incumbent Scott Stringer (D) beat challenger Michel Faulkner (R), 76.6% to 19.7%. (WNYC) * A ballot measure in favor of a Constitutional Convention to make amendments to the New York State Constitution was defeated, 83.0% to 17.0%, with 88% reporting. (AP via NYT) * With 98.5% reporting in the election for New York City Public Advocate, incumbent Letitia James (D) beat challenger Juan Carlos Polanco (R), 73.8% to 15.8%. (WNYC) * A ballot measure in favor of allowing judges to cut or eliminate the state pension of elected officials convicted of crimes in connection to their duties was passed, 72.6% to 27.4%, with 89% reporting. (AP via NYT) * With 97.3% reporting in the election for Brooklyn Borough President, incumbent Eric Adams (D) beat challenger Vito Bruno (R), 83.0% to 15.2%. (WNYC) * With 72.56% reporting in the election for Rockland County Executive, incumbent Ed Day (R) leads challenger Maureen Porette (D), 50.97% to 46.90%. (Rockland County Board of Elections)

Update (11:25 PM): With 63.90% reporting in the election for Rockland County Executive, incumbent Ed Day (R) leads over Maureen Porette (D), 50.70% to 47.13%. (Rockland County Board of Elections)

Update (10:45 PM): With 36.82% reporting in the election for Rockland County Executive, Maureen Porette (D) leads over incumbent Ed Day (R), 56.68% to 41.20%. (Rockland County Board of Elections)

Update (10:34 PM): News outlets have called the race for Brooklyn Borough President for incumbent Eric Adams (D) over challenger Vito Bruno (R). With 75.6% reporting, Adams leads 81.2% to 16.9%. (WNYC)

Update (10:28 PM): With 19.49% reporting in the election for Rockland County Executive, Maureen Porette (D) leads over incumbent Ed Day (R), 57.35% to 40.53%. (Rockland County Board of Elections)

Councilman-elect of the 44th District Kalman Yeger. (Shimon Gifter/Hamodia)

Update (10:18 PM): News outlets have called the contested 44th District race over the seat of outgoing Councilman David Greenfield (D) for Kalman Yeger (D). With 70.7% reporting, Yeger leads Yoni Hikind (I), 68.9% (4,605 votes) to 27.0% (1,802 votes). Harold Tischler (I) has 4.1% (275 votes). (WNYC)

Update (10:15 PM): Incumbent Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) gives a victory speech following his reelection. With 88% reporting, de Blasio leads Nicole Malliotakis (R) 65.0% to 29.1%. (AP via New York Times)

Update (10:14 PM): News outlets have called the victory of a ballot measure in favor of allowing judges to cut or eliminate the state pension of elected officials convicted of crimes in connection to their duties. With 44.9% reporting, the votes in favor lead those in opposition 69.1% to 30.9%. (WNYC)

Update (10:06 PM): With 4.33% reporting in the election for Rockland County Executive, Maureen Porette (D) leads over incumbent Ed Day (R), 48.89% to 31.58%. (Rockland County Board of Elections)

Update (10:03 PM): News outlets have called the race for New York City Public Advocate for incumbent Letitia James (D) over challenger Juan Carlos Polanco (R). With 83.1% reporting, James leads 72.0% to 16.9%. (WNYC)

Update (9:57 PM): Republican mayoral challenger Nicole Malliotakis (R) gives a concession speech following her defeat by incumbent Mayor Bill de Blasio (D).

Update (9:56 PM): News outlets have called the defeat of a ballot measure in favor of a Constitutional Convention to make amendments to the New York State Constitution. With 30.9% reporting, the votes in opposition lead those in favor 79.5% to 20.5%. (WNYC)

Update (9:55 PM): With 70.7% reporting in the 44th Council District, Kalman Yeger (D) currently leads Yoni Hikind (I), 68.9% to 27.0%. Harold Tischler (I) has 4.1%. (WNYC)

Update (9:51 PM): News outlets have called the race for New York City Comptroller for incumbent Scott Stringer (D) over challenger Michel Faulkner (R). With 77.7% reporting, Stringer leads 75.2% to 21.0%. (WNYC)

Update (9:48 PM): With 21.7% reporting in Brooklyn’s 48th District, incumbent Councilman Chaim Deutsch (D) leads challenger Steven Saperstein (R), 59.1% to 40.9%. (WNYC)

Update (9:29 PM): With 21.7% reporting in Boro Park’s contested 44th District race over the seat of outgoing Councilman David Greenfield (D), Kalman Yeger (D) currently leads Yoni Hikind (I), 77.4% (889 votes) to 18.1% (208 votes). Harold Tischler (I) has 4.5% (52 votes). (WNYC)

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Update (9:26 PM): News outlets have called New York City’s mayoral race for incumbent Mayor Bill de Blasio (D), over Nicole Malliotakis (R). With 46% reporting, de Blasio leads Malliotakis 63.2% to 31.1%. (AP via New York Times)

Update (9:20 PM): A Monroe referendum over allowing Kiryas Joel to become a separate village called Palm Tree has passed, creating America’s first chassidishe town.

Update (9:16 PM): Incumbent Councilman Brad Lander (D) of Brooklyn’s 39th District, which encompasses parts of Boro Park, ran unopposed, and clinches another term. No results are reported yet in Boro Park’s contested 44th District.

Update (9:09 PM): Early results show a commanding lead for NYC’s incumbent Mayor Bill de Blasio (D), who began his first term in 2014, over Nicole Malliotakis (R).

Update (9:00 PM): Polls in New York close now. First results are expected soon.

Update (8:59 PM): With 91% reporting in Virginia, Declared winner Ralph Northam (D) leads Ed Gillespie (R) 53.1% to 45.7%; in New Jersey, with 23% reporting, declared winner Phil Murphy (D) leads Kim Guadagno (R) 53.1% to 44.9%. (AP via New York Times)

Update (8:43 PM): President Trump, who had tweeted multiple times in recent days in support of Virginia’s Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie, tweeted at 8:40 PM from South Korea: “Ed Gillespie worked hard but did not embrace me or what I stand for. Don’t forget, Republicans won 4 out of 4 House seats, and with the economy doing record numbers, we will continue to win, even bigger than before!”

Update (8:10 PM): News outlets have officially called Virginia’s gubernatorial race for Ralph Northam (D) over Ed Gillespie (R). The New York Times’ election model currently predicts the margin of victory for Northam to be 8.6 points.

New Jersey’s Governor-elect Phil Murphy (D). (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Update (8:03 PM): News outlets have called New Jersey’s governor’s race for Philip Murphy (D), over Kim Guadagno (R). Outgoing Gov. Chris Christie (R) is concluding his two terms in office that began in 2010.

Virginia’s Governor-elect Ralph Northam. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Update (7:58 PM): In Virginia’s relatively close race to replace Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), Democrat Ralph Northam is the projected winner over Republican Ed Gillespie. Gov. McAuliffe is concluding a four year term that began in 2014; Virginia does not allow Governors to serve consecutive terms.

Original post (7:34 PM): Welcome to Hamodia’s election coverage for election night 2017! Stay tuned for live updates on tonight’s election results. The first results from local New York elections are expected at 9:00 PM.