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Guess who’s going to President Barack Obama’s inauguration?

Posted at 1:17 AM, Dec 24, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-24 01:17:54-05

NEW YORK (PIX11) — There was an online state lottery to win tickets to next month’s presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C. And the winners got the news Sunday.

As the inaugural chairman, Sen. Chuck Schumer was on hand to introduce the winners — 250  statewide; 93 came from the five boroughs and Long Island.

INAUGURAL TICKET HOLDERSThere were 140,000 applicants for President Obama’s 2008 inaugural; this time around, there were 70,000 to 80,000.

As stipulated by the U.S. Constitution, Inauguration Day is on Jan. 20. But, because it falls on a Sunday this year, the inauguration will take place on Monday, Jan. 21.