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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Congressman Lee Zeldin has emerged from the four-way Republican primary for governor as the winner, beating out Andrew Giuliani, the son of Rudy Giuliani, according to a race call from The Associated Press.



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...But incumbent Gov. Kathy Hochul is the candidate to beat in this race. New York has more than twice as many registered Democrats than registered Republicans, with independent voters also outpacing the GOP.

Hochul, a Democrat from Buffalo, who had been New York's No. 2 official, rose to power in August after former Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned under the weight of multiple sexual harassment allegations and scandals surrounding his once-lauded response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Her elevation to the state's top office made her the first woman to serve in the role, but still, no woman has ever been elected to the position.

Now, Hochul is running for a full, four-year term as an incumbent with just 10 months in office under her belt. ...

Looks like fmr Gov Andrew Cuomo didn't even run in the primary.

#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-06-29 12:38 PM | Reply

Zeldin now gets to figure out how to keep Der Dotard out of the Empire State from now until Election Day. Until then, every hour of every day voters will be reminded about how he is a great pal of one of the most hated men in the history of New York. Unlike so many other GOP pols, there is no way this guy will appear at Mar-A-Lago, kowtowing, kissing the ring and brown-nosing someone so badly thought of by so many members of the electorate. Trump will not be able to contain himself, and sooner or later blurt out an endorsement, and that day Zeldin's candidacy will be sunk...

#2 | Posted by catdog at 2022-06-29 05:51 PM | Reply

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