Schumer offers more inauguration tickets

January 11, 2009 2:06:41 PM PST
Sen. Charles Schumer has announced an additional 100 winners of his statewide lottery for tickets to President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration. A total of 275 New Yorkers have won tickets to the Jan. 20th ceremony through Schumer's lottery. Each winner receives two general admission tickets.

More than 150,000 New Yorkers entered the internet lottery.

Metro-area winners include 20 in the Bronx, 45 in Brooklyn, 34 in Manhattan, 29 in Queens, and five in Staten Island.

Long Island has 36 winners, 17 in Suffolk County and 19 in Nassau County, while Westchester County has 19 ticket winners.