Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie celebrates his election victory on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in Asbury Park, N.J., after defeating Democratic challenger Barbara Buono by a landslide.
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Democratic Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe addresses supporters during his election victory party in Tysons Corner, Va.
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Bill de Blasio embraces his son Dante, left, and daughter Chiara after becoming the first Democratic mayor of New York City in 20 years in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
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Democratic Sen. Barbara Buono, right, stands with her running mate Milly Silva and offers her concession speech against Gov. Chris Christie at an election night party in Metuchen, N.J. Christie became the first Republican candidate to crack 50 percent in a statewide race since 1985.
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Republican gubernatorial candidate and Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli delivers his concession speech with his wife, Teiro, during a rally in Richmond, Va.
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Joe Lhota, GOP candidate in the New York City mayoral race, waves to the crowd after giving his concession speech in New York City.