Bill de Blasio, an outspoken Trump critic, cruised to re-election for a second term More

(NEW YORK) — Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio scored a decisive victory on Tuesday in his bid to secure a second four-year term in charge of the United States’ biggest city.

With more than 75% of the city’s voting precincts reporting, de Blasio, 56, had won nearly 65%, a margin of 35% points over his Republican opponent, state Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, according to New York City’s Board of Elections.

The New York Times and other media called the race for de Blasio.

De Blasio, who held a comfortable lead in opinion polls leading up to Election Day, had been widely expected to

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