State Sen. Adriano Espaillat said Thursday that he called Rep. Charles Rangel to offer his congratulations.
“It was pretty slow up to 6:20 [a.m.] and then kaboom,” Gene Russianoff with the New York Public Interest Research Group said of the calls into the hotline.
Bill de Blasio’s poll numbers are close to the magic 40% that would allow him to clinch the nomination outright. If no candidate crosses that threshold though, the top two finishers will advance to a runoff on October 1st.
Well, it’s on to November in Connecticut, with Republican Linda McMahon hoping the second time’s the charm in her quest to win a U.S. Senate seat.