Thu, Nov 13, 2014, 4:56am
The 59-year-old Wright, who is also the chair of the Manhattan Democratic Party, has been in the State Assembly since 1992 and is a fixture in Harlem politics.
Wed, Nov 5, 2014, 1:24am
Local Democratic candidates for Congress, State Senate, and State Assembly swept Tuesday’s elections, with many candidates earning more than 80 percent of the vote.
Wed, Sep 10, 2014, 3:20am
With 99.5 percent of precincts reporting as of early Wednesday morning, Espaillat received 50.3 percent of the vote. Jackson received 42.7 percent of the vote, while Tejada received 7 percent.
Tue, Sep 9, 2014, 12:33am
“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter," Winston Churchill once said.
Wed, Jun 25, 2014, 2:22am
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.
Sun, May 11, 2014, 1:57pm
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.
Tue, Apr 29, 2014, 2:50am
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.
Tue, Apr 29, 2014, 2:40am
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.
Tue, Apr 29, 2014, 2:36am
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.”
Sun, Apr 27, 2014, 10:48pm
With reference to Comptroller Scott Stringer's recent report on city housing, Chris Meyer discusses the decreasing affordability of living in NYC and proposes a plan of action for city politicians.