A woman and her daughter vote at Public School 6, in New York City, Tuesday Nov. 5, 2013.
Credit AP Photo/Richard Drew
Voters in New York approved a referendum on Tuesday to expand casino gambling in the state and rejected a referendum to allow judges to serve until age 80. Karen DeWitt reports that both are wins for Governor Andrew Cuomo.
A proposal on Tuesday’s ballot in New York would raise the retirement age for some state judges from 70 to age 80. Opponents say the measure is too flawed to be approved. Supporters include the state's 68 year old chief judge Jonathan Lippmann, who says the law created in 1869 is an "anachronism".