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Elections

NY Governor

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Overview

 

 Governor Andrew Cuomo

Rob Astorino

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Michael Mcdermott

 

Andrew Cuomo
(D, WF, WEP, I)

Rob Astorino
(R, SCC)

Howie Hawkins
(G)

Michael McDermott
(L)

Steven Cohn
(SAP)

 

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Governor Andrew Cuomo

Andrew Cuomo (D, WF)

Campaign Website
Twitter - Campaign's Handle
Facebook - Offical Governor's Page
Twitter - Official Governor's Handle

On the Issues

Endorsements

Lieutenant Governor Running Mate: Kathy Hochul

Currently: NYS Governor (2011-present)

Previous Work: NYS Attorney General (2007 - 2011); Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (1997 - 2001); Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD (1993 - 1997); Chairman, New York City Commission on the Homeless (1991 - 1993); Assistant District Attorney, Manhattan (1984 - 1985); Partner at the law firm of Blutrich, Falcone & Miller; Counsel at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson

Education: JD, Albany Law School; BA, Fordam University


On the Issues

For Andrew Cuomo's book of policy proposals for the next 4 years, Moving the New NY Forwardclick here.

For Gotham Gazette's series exploring his work in elected office, see The Cuomo Record.


Endorsements

Organizations: Working Families Party; Stonewall Democratic Club of NYC; Amsterdam News; Empire State Pride Agenda; 1199 SEIU; Hotel and Motel Trades Council; The Daily News

Individuals: Former President Bill Clinton; Former Secretary of State and Senator Hillary Clinton; NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio; Congressman Brian Higgins; Congresswoman Louise Slaughter; Congressman Dan Maffei; Congressman William Owens; Congressman Paul Tonko; Congresswoman Nita Lowey; Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney; Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz; Albany County Executive Dan McCoy; Ulster County Executive Mike Hein; Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown; Niagara Falls Mayor Paul Dyster; Dunkirk Mayor AJ Dolce; Lackawanna Mayor Geoff Szymanski; Tonawanda Mayor Rick Davis; Jamestown Mayor Sam Teresi; Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren; Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick; Canandaigua Mayor Ellen Polimeni; Syracuse Mayor Stephanie A. Miner; Auburn Mayor Michael Quill; Oswego Mayor Thomas Gillen; Cortland Mayor Brian Tobin; Utica Mayor Rob Palmieri; Cooperstown Mayor Jeffery Katz; Hornell Mayor Shawn D. Hogan; Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan; Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy; Saratoga Springs Mayor Joann Yepsen; Amsterdam Mayor Ann Thane; Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia; White Plains Mayor Tom Roach; Kingston Mayor Shayne Gallo; Middletown Mayor Joseph DeStefano; Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano; Port Jervis Mayor Kelly B. Decker; Newburgh Mayor Judy Kennedy; Buffalo City Council President Darius Pridgen; Olean City Council President Ann McLaughlin; Rochester City Council President Loretta Scott; Syracuse Common Council President Van Robinson; Clinton County Board of Legislators Chairman Sam Dyer; St. Lawrence County Board of Legislators Chairman Jonathan Putney; Schenectady County Legislature Chair Tony Jasenski; Ulster County Legislature Chair John Parete; Ulster County Legislature Majority Leader Don Gregorious; Orange County Legislature Minority Leader Jeffrey Berkman; West Seneca Town Supervisor Sheila Meegan; Irondequoit Town Supervisor Adam Bello; Brighton Town Supervisor Bill Moehle; DeWitt Town Supervisor Edward M. Michalenko, Ph. D; Vestal Town Supervisor John Schaffer; Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman and  Jay Town Supervisor Randy Douglas; Plattsburgh Town Supervisor Bernie Bassett; Potsdam Town Supervisor Marie Regan; Clarkstown Town Supervisor Alexander J. Gromack; Haverstraw Town Supervisor Howard Phillips; Stony Point Town Supervisor Geoff Finn; Rosendale Town Supervisor Jeanne Walsh; Saugerties Town Supervisor Greg Helsmoortel; Village of Fredonia Mayor Steve Keefe; Village of Waterloo Mayor Ted Young; Village of Penn Yan Mayor Leigh Mackerchar; Village of Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau; Village of Wappingers Falls Mayor Matt Alexander; Former lieutenant governor candidate Tim Wu


Lieutenant Governor Running Mate

Kathy Hochul

Currently: VP of Government Relations at M&T Bank Corporation

Previous Work: Congresswoman (NY-26) (2011 - 2013); Erie County Clerk (2007 - 2011)

Education: JD, Catholic University; BA, Syracuse University

 

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Rob Astorino (R)


Campaign Website
Facebook
Twitter - Campaign

On the Issues

Endorsements

Lieutenant Governor Running Mate: Christopher Moss

Currently: Westchester County Executive (2010 - Present)

Previous Work: Station Manager at Sirius-XM Satellite Radio; Candidate for Westchester County Executive (2005); Member of Westchester Board of Legislators (2003 - 2005); Councilman on the Mount Pleasant Town Board, six years as deputy supervisor (1991 - 2003)

Education: BA, Fordham University


On the Issues

For Gotham Gazette's exploration of his work in elected office, see The Astorino Record.


Endorsements

Organizations: Republican Party of New York State; Conservative Party of New York

Individuals: Former Massachusetts Governor Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney; Former Rep. Rick Lazio; Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (D-9); Former Governor George Pataki; Councilman Eric Ulrich (D-32); Carl Paladino; Texas Governor Rick Perry; Salsa Dancer, Willie Colon


Lieutenant Governor Running Mate

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Christopher Moss

Currently: Chemung County Sheriff (2005 - Present); President, New York State Sheriff's Association

Previous Work: 

Education: Masters, Public Administration at Marist College;
BA, SUNY Empire

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Howie Hawkins (G)


Campaign Website
Facebook
Twitter - Campaign

On the Issues

Endorsements

Lieutenant Governor Running Mate: Brian Jones

Currently: Political activist; Secretary of the Board, Eat to Live Food Cooperative

Previous Work: Co-founder of the US Green Party; Co-founder of the Clamshell Alliance; Candidate for Governor (2010); Candidate for Congress (NY-25) (2008); Candidate for US Senate (2006); UPS employee

Education: Dartmouth College


On the Issues


Endorsements

Organizations: Green Party of New York State; New Progressive Alliance; New York Badass Teacher's Association; United Opt Out; International Socialist Organization; Socialist Alternative; Solidarity

Individuals: CUNY Graduate Center Professor Stanely Aronowitz; Co-Director, Campaign for Peace and Democracy Joanne Landy; Political Activist Ralph Nader


Lieutenant Governor Running Mate

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Brian Jones

Twitter

Currently: Public School Teacher; Doctoral Student in Urban Education, CUNY Graduate Center

Previous Work: Founding member, Movement of Rank and File Educators

Education: MA, City College of New York

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Michael Mcdermott

Michael McDermott (L)


Campaign Website
Facebook

On the Issues

Endorsements

Lieutenant Governor Running Mate: Christopher Edes

Currently:

Previous Work: Candidate for Congress (NY-3) (2012); Real estate broker and developer (2001-2008); President of the Hauppauge School Board (1987-1989)

Education:


On the Issues


Endorsements

Organizations: 

Individuals: 


Lieutenant Governor Running Mate

 Chris Edes

Christopher Edes

Currently: Web developer and information technology consultant; Board of Directors, Genesee Valley Civil Liberties Union; Chair of the Monroe County Shooters Committee on Political Education


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Steven Cohn (Sapient) 

Campaign Website 

Currently:

Previous Work:

Education: 


On the Issues


Endorsements

Organizations: 

Individuals: 


Lieutenant Governor Running Mate

 

 

 

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Candidates' statements are taken from their respective websites and press releases, unless otherwise noted.


 



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