City Council District 15
Incumbent: Joel Rivera, Majority Leader (D, WF)
Challengers: Steven Stern (R, C).
Communities: Bathgate, Belmont, Crotona, Fordham, East Tremont, West Farms.
Council District 16:
City Council pugilists Mark Escoffery-Bey and Jose A. Padilla Jr. are down for the count. Bronx County Democratic Party lawyer Stanley Schlein KO’ed Escoffery-Bey, the 16th Council District candidate said. Schlein had Padilla pulverized, the 15th Council District candidate reported. Comment