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Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota, center, his wife Tamra, right, and daughter Kathryn, share a moment of laughter after voting in the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Lhota is running against Democrat candidate Bill de Blasio. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Election Day 2013

Yahoo News

In the off-year elections Nov. 5, Americans are voting to elect two governors and 305 mayors and decide numerous ballot initiatives. Among them is the New York City and Detroit mayoral races as well as gubenatorial races in New Jersey and Virginia. (CSM)