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US rivals share election spoils

6 November 2013 Last updated at 23:09 GMT

Moderate Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has won a landslide re-election, a possible launch pad for a 2016 White House run.

In Virginia, Terry McAuliffe - a key Hillary Clinton ally - narrowly beat a Republican to become governor of the pivotal presidential swing state.

Meanwhile, Bill de Blasio's victory in New York sealed his position as the city's first Democratic mayor-elect in two decades, as Mark Mardell reports.

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