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GOP Delegates Select Edwards for Lt. Gov.

GOP Delegates have chosen Chautauqua County Executive Greg Edwards to be New York's lieutenant governor. Edwards is Rick Lazio's running mate. Lazio received the New York GOP nomination for governor on Wednesday.

Edwards, 49, is a former congressman from Long Island who comes from a family of dairy farmers. He is a graduate of Panama High School in New York, and received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Allegany College in Pennsylvania, and law degree from the University of Toledo in 1986.

He now lives in rural Jamestown, New York, and is in his second term as Chautauqua's county executive.