ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Democrats are now in control of both houses in the New York State Legislature.
For the first time in nearly a decade, the Democrats will hold the majority in the Senate. Democrats won eight Republican-held seats in the State Senate.
The change in power could affect many issues from education to health care.
Also for the first time, the Senate will have a woman as its leader, Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D-NY 35th District).
The Democrats also maintained control of the NY Assembly.
Hover over each Senate and Assembly District to see the winner.
Andrew Cuomo was also re-elected to a third term Tuesday night. See a county-by-county breakdown.
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