charles rangel http://wamc.org en Rangel's Lead in NY Primary Up after Day 1 Count http://wamc.org/post/rangels-lead-ny-primary-after-day-1-count <p>New York Representative Charles Rangel&#39;s lead in a contested Democratic primary has increased after the first day of counting more than 2,000 absentee and affidavit ballots.</p><p>The New York City Board of Elections&#39; tally at the end of Thursday has Rangel leading state Senator Adriano Espaillat by 945 votes. That&#39;s up from the 802-vote margin he had before the count started.</p><p>The board will resume counting on Friday morning and hopes to finish by the end of the day.</p> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 11:21:39 +0000 42558 at http://wamc.org Rangel's Lead in NY Primary Up after Day 1 Count Voters to Choose Congressional Picks, Gillibrand's Opponent in NYS Primary http://wamc.org/post/voters-choose-congressional-picks-gillibrands-opponent-nys-primary <p>After months of campaigning, it&rsquo;s finally primary day across New York.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p><p>Turnout in the Congressional primaries is expected to be low. It&#39;s been years since New York has had a June primary. Voting is normally held in September.</p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 11:13:03 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 41824 at http://wamc.org Voters to Choose Congressional Picks, Gillibrand's Opponent in NYS Primary