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Andrew Cuomo (D, WF, I)

  • State campaign funds available: $11,987,137.64

  • PROFILE:

    Born in 1957 in Queens, Andrew Cuomo graduated from Fordham University and Albany law school. He was a top aide to his father, Mario Cuomo, during the elder Cuomo's successful run for governor and 1982 and served as a top aide to him for the next 12 years. Andrew Cuomo became involved in housing and homeless issues and in 1997, President Bill Clinton appointed him secretary of housing and urban development. Some charge his work there encouraging home ownership may have contributed to the housing crisis several years later. In 2002, Andrew Cuomo launched a bid for governor but, facing a likely defeat in the primary, eventually withdrew. In 2006, he entered the crowded Democratic primary for state attorney general and went on to victory in the primary and general election.



    State Attorney General

    Richard Brodsky   (D)   (defeated in primary)  Eric Schneiderman   (D, WF, I)   (won general election)  Kathleen Rice   (D)   (defeated in primary)  Sean Coffey   (D)   (defeated in primary)  Eric Dinallo   (D)   (defeated in primary)  Daniel Donovan   (R, C)   (defeated in general election)  Carl E. Person   (L)   (defeated in general election)  Ramon J Jimenez   (Freedom)   (defeated in general election)  

    did not file running for:

    Mayor (Campaign Website)

    OTHER CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR Mayor:

    Bill de Blasio (D, WF) (declared) · Joseph Lhota (R) (declared) · John C Liu (D, WF) (declared) · Christine C Quinn (D, WF) Subject to term limits in 2013 (declared) · Adolfo Carrión Jr. (I) (declared) · Sal Albanese (D) (declared) · Erick Salgado (R) (declared) · George T. McDonald (R) (declared) · William C. Thompson, Jr. (D, WF) (declared) · Anthony Weiner (D, WF, I) (declared) · John A Catsimatidis (R) (declared) · Jack Hidary (I) (declared) · Randy A. Credico (L, Anti-Prohibition) (declared) · Anthony Gronowicz (G) (declared) · 

    won general election running for:

    State Governor (Campaign Website)

    OTHER CANDIDATES RUNNING FOR State Governor:

    Howie Hawkins (G) (defeated in general election) · Warren Redlich (L) (defeated in general election) · Carl Paladino (R, C, Taxpayers) (declared) · Kristin Davis (R ) (defeated in general election) · Ralph Lorigo (C) (defeated in primary) · Jimmy McMillan (Rent is 2 Damn High) (defeated in general election) · Charles Barron (Freedom) (defeated in general election) ·