Tag: Gustavo Rivera

Gustavo Rivera - Photo: Jon Reznick

NY State Senator Gustavo Rivera Stakes Out Independent Role

The freshman lawmaker from the Bronx says he’s his own man, even when it comes to supporters who helped him defeat the embattled Pedro Espada, once the highest ranking Hispanic in New York State government.

Registered Democrats in the 33rd State Senatorial district, which includes Kingsbridge Heights, head to the polls on Tuesday - Photo: Monika Fabian

Closely Watched Espada/Rivera Race Draws Little Interest Where It Counts

It may be one of the most closely watched races in Tuesday’s New York Primary, but voters in the northwest Bronx seem largely uninterested in the contest between the powerful state Senator Pedro Espada Jr. and his challenger Gustavo Rivera.