Adriano Espaillat won the Democratic Primary in this race to fill retiring Congressman Charlie Rangel’s seat. In this heavily Democratic district, Espaillat is expected to win the seat in November handily. As a State Senator, Espaillat has been very good on LGBTQI issues. He is a co-sponsor of GENDA and the Conversion Therapy bill, and he has expressed his support for the Child-Parent Security Act. He also voted for the Marriage Equality Act, the Safe Act and the Dream Act. He has been endorsed by Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club of NYC.