Governor Cuomo’s running mate, Lieutenant Governor candidate Kathy Hochul is explaining why she now feels differently about undocumented immigrants. Hochul, the former Erie County Clerk once wanted to turn suspected immigrants in the country illegally over to federal authorities.
Governor Cuomo is already ahead of his Republican challenger in name recognition, now, according to required campaign disclosure filings with the State Board of Elections, Cuomo is far ahead in fundraising as well.
Cuomo, who already had over $33 million dollars in his campaign war chest, took in an additional $8.4 million dollars during the first six months of the year, and spent around $6 and a half million dollars, leaving him with a balance of $35,037,071.40.
GOP candidate for Governor Rob Astorino faces an uphill battle against the incumbent governor.
The Democratic primary challenger to Governor Andrew Cuomo , Zephyr Teachout, expects to file more than 40,000 signatures late Thursday to obtain a place on the ballot for the September voting.
Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham Law School professor who is challenging Governor Andrew Cuomo in a Democratic primary, says she’ll file her petitions in the final hours before the deadline, at around 9 o’clock Thursday evening.
“We have over 40,000 signatures of registered Democrats, and we expect to have 45,000 signatures,” Teachout said.