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13 Election Night Parties and Gimmicks in New York City

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So you did your civic duty and you voted, fantastic. Now it's time to anxiously wait until polls close across the country to see whether or not your guy won. For anyone who enjoys playing this nervous waiting game in public?or, alternatively, anyone who doesn't have a television or doesn't have power?here's a map of 13 bars and restaurants running promotions for election night.

Whether you go to one of these parties, your local dive, or your own living room, do be sure to consult the official rules for drinking away your nerves.

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1. The Bell House

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149 7th St
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 643-6510
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Gowanus's bar-slash-music and comedy venue is hosting a party tonight with comedian Liam McEneaney and DJ Mike Doughty. The party's from 9 p.m. to midnight with election results on the big screen (with the sound on mute). The Korilla BBQ truck will be parked outside.

2. Liberty Hall at the Ace Hotel

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20 W 29th St.
New York, NY 10001
(212) 679-2222
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The Ace Hotel will start showing the news and results at 6 p.m., with drinks and food from The Breslin.

3. Pete's Candy Store

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709 Lorimer St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 302-3770
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Wearing your "I Voted" sticker gets you a free "Yes Wee Can."

4. '21' Club

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21 W 52nd St.
New York, NY 10019
(212) 582-7200
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Every sitting president since FDR between FDR and Clinton has visited the '21' Club, but W never did and Obama hasn't yet. Will that hurt Obama's chances at reelection? Find out while watching from the restaurant's bar.

5. The Rusty Knot

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425 West St.
New York, NY 10014
(212) 645-5668
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The Rusty Knot quickly reopened after getting some Sandy flooding, and will screen the results starting at 6 p.m. The bar will also offer a $9 special cocktail tonight called the Probama, made of Old Overholt rye, lime juice, sugar, and Peychaud's bitters.

6. Tuffet

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286 Graham Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211

This East Williamsburg wine bar is whipping out a big old projector screen to show results, while also throwing in a complimentary section of Dunbarton Blue with every cheese plate.

7. The Westway

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75 Clarkson St.
New York, NY 10014

The group Downtown 4 Democracy is hosting an election party at the Westway that's doubling as a call center from 3 to 9 p.m. At 8 p.m., the party starts, but reservations are required.

8. SideBAR

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118 E 15th St.
New York, NY 10003
(212) 677-2900
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This is a Republican party, with $5 "Rum-ney" shots and candidate impersonators. Not a Republican? The blue party is at Village Pourhouse.

9. Village Pourhouse

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64 3rd Ave.
New York, NY 10003
(212) 979-2337
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This is the Democrats' version of the SideBAR party, with $5 Barack O-Bombs and, yes, impersonators.

10. Jimmy's No. 43

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43 E 7th St.
New York, NY 10003
(212) 982-3006
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In addition to showing election coverage, Jimmy's No. 43 is offering $5 buckets tonight for anyone who makes a $10 donation at the door. The donation goes to the Red Cross's Sandy relief fund.

11. Carmine's

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2450 Broadway
New York, NY 10024
(212) 362-2200
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No stranger to gimmicks, Carmine's will have three drinks specials (one for Obama, one for Romney, and one for the Tea Party), plus election results on the televisions. The 44th Street location is offering the same deal.

12. Piquant

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259 Flatbush Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 484-4114
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Via the Daily News' roundup of press releases: Piquant has two bars to watch the results, with an extended happy hour from 4 to 10 p.m. featuring with $3 draft beers and tacos.

13. The Vault at Pfaff's

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643 Broadway
New York, NY 10012
(212) 253-5421
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The place that used to be the speakeasy Woodson and Ford will have special Red State and Blue State menus of food and cocktails. The bar is bringing in a television to show the results.

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1. The Bell House

149 7th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Gowanus's bar-slash-music and comedy venue is hosting a party tonight with comedian Liam McEneaney and DJ Mike Doughty. The party's from 9 p.m. to midnight with election results on the big screen (with the sound on mute). The Korilla BBQ truck will be parked outside.

149 7th St
Brooklyn, NY 11215

2. Liberty Hall at the Ace Hotel

20 W 29th St., New York, NY 10001

The Ace Hotel will start showing the news and results at 6 p.m., with drinks and food from The Breslin.

20 W 29th St.
New York, NY 10001

3. Pete's Candy Store

709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn, NY 11211

Wearing your "I Voted" sticker gets you a free "Yes Wee Can."

709 Lorimer St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211

4. '21' Club

21 W 52nd St., New York, NY 10019

Every sitting president since FDR between FDR and Clinton has visited the '21' Club, but W never did and Obama hasn't yet. Will that hurt Obama's chances at reelection? Find out while watching from the restaurant's bar.

21 W 52nd St.
New York, NY 10019

5. The Rusty Knot

425 West St., New York, NY 10014

The Rusty Knot quickly reopened after getting some Sandy flooding, and will screen the results starting at 6 p.m. The bar will also offer a $9 special cocktail tonight called the Probama, made of Old Overholt rye, lime juice, sugar, and Peychaud's bitters.

425 West St.
New York, NY 10014

6. Tuffet

286 Graham Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211

This East Williamsburg wine bar is whipping out a big old projector screen to show results, while also throwing in a complimentary section of Dunbarton Blue with every cheese plate.

286 Graham Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211

7. The Westway

75 Clarkson St., New York, NY 10014

The group Downtown 4 Democracy is hosting an election party at the Westway that's doubling as a call center from 3 to 9 p.m. At 8 p.m., the party starts, but reservations are required.

75 Clarkson St.
New York, NY 10014

8. SideBAR

118 E 15th St., New York, NY 10003

This is a Republican party, with $5 "Rum-ney" shots and candidate impersonators. Not a Republican? The blue party is at Village Pourhouse.

118 E 15th St.
New York, NY 10003

9. Village Pourhouse

64 3rd Ave., New York, NY 10003

This is the Democrats' version of the SideBAR party, with $5 Barack O-Bombs and, yes, impersonators.

64 3rd Ave.
New York, NY 10003

10. Jimmy's No. 43

43 E 7th St., New York, NY 10003

In addition to showing election coverage, Jimmy's No. 43 is offering $5 buckets tonight for anyone who makes a $10 donation at the door. The donation goes to the Red Cross's Sandy relief fund.

43 E 7th St.
New York, NY 10003

11. Carmine's

2450 Broadway, New York, NY 10024

No stranger to gimmicks, Carmine's will have three drinks specials (one for Obama, one for Romney, and one for the Tea Party), plus election results on the televisions. The 44th Street location is offering the same deal.

2450 Broadway
New York, NY 10024

12. Piquant

259 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11217

Via the Daily News' roundup of press releases: Piquant has two bars to watch the results, with an extended happy hour from 4 to 10 p.m. featuring with $3 draft beers and tacos.

259 Flatbush Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11217

13. The Vault at Pfaff's

643 Broadway, New York, NY 10012

The place that used to be the speakeasy Woodson and Ford will have special Red State and Blue State menus of food and cocktails. The bar is bringing in a television to show the results.

643 Broadway
New York, NY 10012

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