Two days after Congressional primary elections in New York State, supporters of the top challenger to Representative Charles B. Rangel voiced concerns on Thursday that some votes still had not been counted.
The challenger, State Senator Adriano Espaillat, conceded defeat to Mr. Rangel late Tuesday in the Democratic primary for the 13th Congressional District, which stretches from East Harlem to the northwest Bronx. At the close of the night, Mr. Rangel was ahead by nearly 1,900 votes. But the next day, as more results came in, Mr. Rangel’s lead narrowed to just over 1,000 votes, out of nearly 39,000 counted.
As of Thursday night, results from 32 of the district’s 506 precincts still had not been made public, for reasons that the New York City Board of Elections did not make clear. It was also unknown how many absentee and affidavit ballots remained to be counted next month, before the board certifies the results.