PHOTOS: De Blasio Family Celebrates New York City Mayoral Victory

AP

Democratic New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio celebrated his victory over Republican opponent Joe Lhota Tuesday night alongside his son Dante, daughter Chiara, and wife Chirlane.

Supporters watch as de Blasio, left, and his son Dante perform the family’s “smack down” dance on stage after de Blasio was elected the first Democratic mayor of New York City in 20 years.

De Blasio poses with son Dante, daughter Chiara, and wife, Chirlane.

Bill de Blasio embraces his son Dante on stage.


All images via the Associated Press

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