New York City election results:
Staten Island district attorney: Democratic ex-congressman and city councilman Michael McMahon defeated Republican and former Manhattan prosecutor Joan Illuzzi. McMahon led 55 percent- 45 percent with 98 percent of election districts reporting. The former DA, Dan Donovan, vacated the post in May when he was elected to Congress.
Bronx district attorney: Bronx voters chose their first new DA in 26 years after Robert Johnson announced his resignation in September upon winning the Democratic primary. According to cable news station NY1, Democrat Darcel Clark, a Supreme Court justice who once worked in the DA's office, won 85 percent-15 percent with 78 percent of districts counted over Republican Robert Siano, a lawyer in private practice. Johnson ran for a Supreme Court judgeship.
State Senate 19th district: Filling the vacancy left by John Sampson -- convicted in federal court in July of obstruction of justice and false statements -- Democrat Roxanne Persaud, an assemblywoman, won with 90 percent to 8 percent for Republican Jeffrey Ferretti, owner of a real estate company, and 3 percent for Conservative Party candidate Elias Weir, a political consultant, with 78 percent counted. The district covers East New York and other parts of Brooklyn.
State Assembly 29th district: Democrat Alicia Hyndman, a state education department employee, won a special election to finish the term of Democrat William Scarborough, who resigned in May in a plea deal to corruption charges. She had 93 percent to 7 percent for GOP state committeewoman Scherie Murray with 72 percent election districts counted. The district covers southeast Queens.
State Assembly 46th district: Pamela Harris, a Democratic retired corrections officer, won 62 percent-38 percent over Lucretia Regina-Potter, a GOP district leader, with 91 percent counted, according to NY1, for the vacancy left when Democrat Alec Brook-Krasny resigned to work in the private sector. The district includes Bay Ridge and Coney Island in Brooklyn.
City Council 23rd district (Queens):
Barry Grodenchik, a former Democratic assemblyman, defeated Joseph Concannon, a Republican retired NYPD captain, 55 percent-38 percent with 100 percent counted, according to NY1. Rebecca Lynch, on the Working Families Party line, had 7 percent. The district encompasses parts of eastern Queens. Mark Weprin resigned the seat in June to take a post in Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's administration.
Uncontested races: Democrat Richard Brown won a seventh consecutive full term as Queens district attorney. On Staten Island, state Assemb. Joseph Borelli will replace fellow Republican Vincent Ignizio on the City Council. Ignizio left in July to work for a nonprofit.