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 Governor Andrew Cuomo

Rob Astorino


Michael Mcdermott


Andrew Cuomo
(D, WF, WEP, I)

Rob Astorino
(R, SCC)

Howie Hawkins

Michael McDermott

Steven Cohn


Cuomo (D, WF)

Governor Andrew Cuomo

Andrew Cuomo (D, WF)

Campaign Website
Twitter - Campaign's Handle
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On the Issues


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.


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


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


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