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.
Wed, Mar 26, 2014, 3:26am
In a statement circulated by incumbent Rep. Charles Rangel’s campaign last week, former City Council member Robert Jackson said Espaillat should not run for State Senate if he loses the congressional primary.
Wed, Sep 11, 2013, 5:28am
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio won the Democratic mayoral primary Tuesday night, but it was unclear early Wednesday whether he would avoid a runoff election.
Sun, Sep 8, 2013, 11:21pm
Columbia’s Manhattanville expansion—and the approval process that made it possible—is a point of contention in the competitive race for Manhattan borough president.
Sat, Mar 16, 2013, 11:44pm
While the four candidates share similar policy positions, they outlined different areas of focus as well as a range of diverse experiences.
Fri, Mar 1, 2013, 2:30am
City Council member Robert Jackson is suing the city and Fairway Market after his wife was injured in a fall at the store’s Manhattanville location in 2010.
Wed, Feb 20, 2013, 12:52am
City Council member Robert Jackson advocated for more community involvement in local public schools at a public education forum on Monday at Teachers College.
Thu, Dec 6, 2012, 6:28am
Robert Jackson and Gale Brewer have taken the lead on new legislation, which they hope will strike a balance between maintaining a policy the police stand by and satiating public outcry against its perceived abuse.