Rangel received 47.4 percent of the vote, a 3.8 percent and 1,800-vote lead over Espaillat. On Thursday, Espaillat conceded defeat and announced his reelection campaign for State Senate.
On June 24, three candidates will vie for the Democratic nomination for the 13th Congressional District seat, which represents Upper Manhattan and parts of the South Bronx, in what has been billed as one of the most heated races in New York City.
After a narrow loss to Rep. Charles Rangel in the 2012 primary election, Sen. Adriano Espaillat said that his second campaign for the 13th Congressional District, which spans Upper Manhattan and the Bronx, will be different.
Rep. Charles Rangel has spent more than half of his life in Congress—and he's looking to serve one more term as the representative for the 13th Congressional District.
If Rev. Michael Walrond were elected to the House of Representatives to represent New York’s 13th Congressional District next fall, he would continue to work as a pastor—a line of work he says gives his candidacy a “different kind of legitimacy.”
Rep. Charles Rangel has picked up the high profile endorsement of former President Bill Clinton in the race to win the 13th Congressional District.
Supporters of Yolanda Garcia, the Bronx community activist who joined the race for the 13th congressional seat earlier this month, gathered in front of State Sen. Adriano Espaillat’s office on Monday morning to protest harassment and intimidation tactics they allege the senator’s supporters are using.
The debate, moderated by CBS news anchor Maurice DuBois, was the first in a rapidly heating race for the 13th Congressional District seat.
Rep. Charlie Rangel's main contenders, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat and the Rev. Michael Walrond, pose a serious threat to his winning a 23rd Congressional term, particularly because of Walrond's get-out-the-vote efforts.
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