New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has easily won a third term, getting more than twice as many votes as Republican challenger Jonathan Trichter.
Patch.com reports NY1 called the race for DiNapoli by 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. With about 88 percent of districts reporting, DiNapoli had more than 3.2 million votes, or about 64.9 percent; Trichter had about 1.5 million votes, or 30 percent, according to unofficial results from the state Board of Elections.
DiNapoli, a Democrat, has been the state's chief financial officer for more than a decade. The position includes auditing state and local governments, and serving as sole trustee of the $207 billion state pension fund.
His victory adds to statewide wins for New York Democrats, including successful...| read more ››