Rangel wins still-uncertified Democratic primary
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By Adam Wisnieski
The order signed by the judge also allowed candidates’ attorneys or other representative oversee the process.
Court papers claim the case was filed in the Bronx because Mr. Espaillat’s campaign expects witnesses who support allegations of irregularities to come from Upper Manhattan and the Bronx.
The judge wrote into the order — originally filed by Mr. Espaillat’s campaign and refiled by the BOE — that the court will not allow the BOE to complete certification of the election until after the court proceeding is complete.
--Reporting contributed by Kate Pastor and Emma Penrod.
KeywordsBoard of Elections, Upper Manhattan, Bronx, Sen. Adriano Espaillat, Rep. Charles Rangel, Board of Elections, Congressional District 13, #NY13, Bronx Civil Court