Articles Tagged 'Adriano Espaillat'
Rangel’s challenger concedes in close NY primary
ByÂ The Associated PressÂ Â DEEPTI HAJELA
NEW YORK – (AP) — U.S. Rep.Â Charles Rangel‘s Democratic primary challenger conceded on Monday, almost two weeks after a closely contested race inÂ New YorkÂ City that included allegations of polling place improprieties and even voter suppression.
State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, the first Dominican-American to serve in the state Legislature, would have… READ MORE
New York: Court Hears Charlie Rangel Ballot Challenge
By Joshua Miller, Roll Call
Thereâ€™s a bit of a worm in the apparent Big Apple primary victory of storied Rep. Charlie Rangel (D).
Rangel originally appeared to have beaten his top competitor, state Sen. Adriano Espaillat, by a wide margin. The New York City Board of Elections now says that with normal ballots counted, Rangel is up by only… READ MORE
Victory Margin for Rangel Narrows in New Vote Tally
By KATE TAYLOR, The New York Times
The number of votes separating Representative Charles B. Rangel and his top challenger, State Senator Adriano Espaillat, shrank to 802 over the weekend, as the New York City Board of Elections released a new, unofficial vote count that for the first time included numbers from all precincts in the 13th Congressional District.
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Rangel Race Gets Closer, Goes to Court
By ANDREW GROSSMAN, The New York Times
Adriano Espaillat’s congressional campaign on Friday accused the city Board of Elections of blocking access to the ballot-counting process as incumbent Rep. Charles Rangel’s margin of victory narrowed this week.
The legal challengeâ€”filed in State Supreme Courtâ€”came three days after Mr. Rangel’s victory in a competitive Democratic primary seemed secure. The 82-year-old congressman… READ MORE