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Bronx Senate District 36: Rematch in the Bronx

Oct 27, 2008

A former member of the Mount Vernon City Council, Ruth Thompson has represented this district, which includes parts of Westchester as well as the Bronx since 2000. On Election Day,


Bronx Senate District 33: Espada's New Clout

Oct 27, 2008

  On primary day, Pedro Espada Jr. accomplished something incredibly unusual in New York politics: He defeated an incumbent member of the state legislature. The fact that that incumbent, Ephrain Gonzalez