Gubernatorial Election

The Brian Lehrer Show

Why Governor Cuomo Is Emailing You Voting Instructions

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Democratic governor sent out messages asking voters to check his name on the Women's Equality Party line. We spoke with him about his agenda, his campaign, and the money behind it.

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Gubernatorial Candidates Reach Out To Hispanic Voters

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Democrat Andrew Cuomo and Republican Rob Astorino are hoping for significant turnout from Latino voters.


The Brian Lehrer Show

After Raucous Night, Cuomo Secures Working Families Party Nod

Monday, June 02, 2014

You'll find Governor Cuomo on the WFP ballot line this fall, but it comes at a cost. Thomas Kaplan, New York Times reporter, discusses what happened over the weekend as the Working Families Party gathered to vote on its candidate for New York State governor. Plus Fodham Law Professor Zephyr Teachout, who led the charge against Cuomo and rallied 41.3% of the vote, discusses why she ran, why there is such dissatisfaction with Cuomo among progressives and what comes next.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What's Behind Those Third Party Ballot Lines

Friday, May 30, 2014

In New York State, party politics go beyond Democrats and Republicans. The Working Families Party is considering running a progressive challenger to Governor Andrew Cuomo, and will decide at the party convention this weekend. The Governor has already accepted the nomination of the Independence Party. Larry Norden, deputy director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center, explains why New York State's ballots have candidates run on multiple lines, and what it means for voters, the candidates, and our democracy.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Happenings at #NYDemCon

Friday, May 23, 2014

The Democratic state convention was held this week in Huntington, Long Island. Jimmy Vielkind, Albany bureau chief for Capital New York, talks about the politics of the event, from the Independence Party to the nomination of former Congresswoman Kathy Hochul as lieutenant governor, and a possible challenge to Governor Cuomo from the Working Families Party.

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New Jersey News

As Christie Starts Re-Election Bid, Democrats Weigh Run

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has already rolled out his bid for re-election, months before the filing deadline. It’s giving Democrats months to decide if they want to face off against the popular governor in 2013.


New Jersey News

Christie Files Papers to Run for Second Term

Monday, November 26, 2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has announced he will seek re-election to a second term.


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Name Your Own Political Party

Friday, May 25, 2012

Use our Political Party Name Generator to get the creative juices flowing, then tell us what you'd name your party.

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