Senator Adriano Espaillat

State Supreme Court To Hear Rangel-Espaillat Race Tally IssueA Manhattan judge will hear claims that votes were tallied improperly in Tuesday's Democratic primary pitting Rep. Charles Rangel against state Sen. Adriano Espaillat in the race for the newly-formed 13th Congressional District.
N.Y. State Supreme Court To Hold Hearing On Rangel-Espaillat Race Rangel's frontrunner status is at stake three days after the primary, with his lead having steadily gone down as outstanding ballots have been counted. The latest figures showed him ahead by only 44 percent to Espaillat's 41 percent.