UPDATED: Bowman cruises to Democratic nomination in reshaped NY-16 race


It was an easy night at the office for U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman, clinching the Democratic nomination for a majority-Westchester congressional district despite challengers with roots in Westchester politics.

The win for Bowman, 46, comes after NY-16 underwent significant geographic shifting due to the state’s redistricting which wiped out much of the Bronx portion of the district – only the neighborhood of Wakefield was left.