More activity appears to be brewing in Manhattan’s 10th Congressional District. In addition to former Andrew Cuomo economic advisor Lindsey Boylan entering the Democratic primary against Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-Manhattan), now we see ex-Hillary Clinton campaign digital aide Peter Daou coming forward to say he is considering a challenge to the 14-term Congressman. Reasoning: Mr. Daou says that Judiciary Committee chairman Nadler is moving too slowly toward filing articles of impeachment against President Trump.
In actuality, Daou entering the primary would likely be a good thing for Rep. Nadler. With more candidates in the race, the chances of denying an incumbent re-nomination becomes much more difficult because the Congressman’s opposition is split, thus he then needs fewer votes to win. New York does not hold run-off elections, so a simple plurality is all that’s needed to clinch a party nomination.
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