New Orleans is still chocolate after all, with five out of six black candidates defeating white candidates in the historic post-Katrina runoff elections.  With the help of Republicans determined to turn back Democratic superstar Mitch Landrieu, Nagin was re-elected by over 5,000 votes. Gracious in defeat, Landrieu resolved to work with the mayor as the state's Lieutenant Governor to rebuild the city. In turn, Nagin thanked President Bush for his commitment to send federal money and declared it "time for us to be one New Orleans." Below are the election day sights captured by The Weathers Report photographers:

Scenes from the Nagin victory party:


Republican strategist Roger Kitchens and mayoral candidate Rob Couhig celebrate Nagin's victory (left); Republican criminal clerk of court candidate Sanjay Biswas and companion (right).


The Couhigs re-enact their first commercial with The Weathers Report correspondent Mike Pinkerton.


Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu concedes and pledges to work with Mayor Nagin to reunite and rebuild the city.


Spiderman takes time out from fighting crime to campaign for the ultimately successful Stacy Head.