NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) State Sen. Adriano Espaillat says he’s going to run for re-election in the New York senate.

That follows his loss to Rep. Charles Rangel in the Democratic primary for the U.S. House of Representatives in the 13th Congressional District.

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Espaillat announced his intention to run for re-election on Wednesday. He had conceded in his race with Rangel on Monday, after the city Board of Elections conducted a ballot count.

Espaillat’s concession came almost two weeks after a closely contested election that included allegations of polling place improprieties and even voter suppression.

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The final margin between the two men was 990 votes.

Rangel, a powerful New York politician who had survived many challenges to his longtime congressional tenure, is running for his 22nd term.

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