As he walked into his polling station, Rangel, 84, delivered a withering criticism of the
"I've lived in Harlem all my life, and Charlie is home," Hunt said, voicing the loyalty that helped Rangel weather the ethics scandal and other hiccups in his career.
A few blocks away, two Walrond volunteers, Joyce Wright and Pat Russell, passed out fliers at a busy corner, urging voters to support the pastor, who has never held political office.
"He's for the people. He's not a career politician," Wright said.
"Nothing is impossible if you really fight for it," he said after casting his ballot and flashing a thumbs-up sign.