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Voters head to the polls in New York as the primary season
Incumbent democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo looks to hold off reports of a challenge from actress and progressive candidate Cynthia Nixon; Jacqui Heinrich.
New York played host to several major challenges, to overthrow the upstart ‘”esistance” Democrats addiction, the years of establishment, the established companies as the basic colors it unfolded on Thursday.
The voters went to the polls to decide, among other things, whether to assign the two-term Gov. Andrew Cuomo, while they also make their picks for Lieutenant Governor and attorney General.
The race-the last of a grueling and upset-filled national primary season — national vibrations and serve not only as a referendum on President Trump, which was massively attacked, but as a potential thorn in the eye. (Polls were set to close at 9 p.m. ET.)
The winner in the state’s four-way attorney General race, for example, soon the President to court; New York several lawsuits against his policy and his non-profit Foundation has submitted.
In the gubernatorial contest, “Sex and the City” co-star, and far-left progressive Cynthia Nixon hopes slogan, to defy the polls and on the best Cuomo, who was roundly last month mocked said that America “never was so great” during remarks Trump’s criticize “Make America Great Again” -.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks, as he marked his primary-election ballot in the Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco on Thursday.
The race has featured bitter attacks, with Nixon, Cuomo is calling a “bully”, and Cuomo’s campaign to dismiss them as “unhinged.”
Nixon received the endorsement of the Working families y (WFP), an influential, progressive third party in New York. Them out of the Hand of the insurgent liberal candidate to join the search, have sent shock waves through the democratic political establishment by unseating party favorites before the November midterm elections. Prominent among these upstarts New York is a democratic-socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, stunned observers by defeating a long-standing Congressman Joe Crowley, in the state of Federal primaries this summer.
However, a number of national-progressive candidate running from the left-including Vermont sen. Bernie Sanders’ son, Levi — were beaten in the most important races in very liberal States, including New Hampshire and Hawaii.
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Both Cuomo and Nixon have sought to Outdo the choice. “Together, we can show the whole country that in the era of Donald Trump, of New York, to merge, and our nation, wrote the forward,” Nixon Wednesday afternoon in a last message to the Fans.
Cuomo, for his part, has spent millions to argue to show that he is the best qualified candidate, to push back against the White house. He also announced that the liberal achievements such as gun control, free, public tuition fees and a higher minimum wage.
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“We want to not only believe that it is — we live it,” he said at a rally in Buffalo on Tuesday.
But Nixon has hammered Cuomo because of address in New York City besieged U, and not on commitments to fight corruption.
Cuomo to answer a question at a debate last month, as Cynthia Nixon, she looks up.
Polls show Cuomo has a clear lead, with the most recent poll, from Siena College, suggesting that he was more than 40 percentage points ahead in the race for the last few days. Nixon argued that the recent victories upset, you should be careful pollster accuracy.
In an interview with The New York Times, Nixon said the state is “a younger, more progressive, more diverse electorate,” and predicted that “the people are coming for me.”
While he’s mentioned so rarely, that her name, Cuomo has taken them seriously as a political threat. Four years ago, Teachout, he largely ignored primary Challenger Zephyr, refuses even to shake your hand, and you lost a third of the votes. This year, he bags spent millions on ads and, intentionally or not, moved to the left on issues such as the legalization of marijuana, banning of plastics, the return of voting rights to former prisoners and addressing conditions in New York City public housing.
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Cuomo has also racked up endorsements from a wide range of people, including Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, and on Wednesday, starring Nicki Minaj.
Nixon, meanwhile, is hoping that some recent missteps by Cuomo and his campaign come back to bite him. For example, Cuomo claimed that he had no knowledge of a party mailer in question, that Nixon’s support for the Jewish people — in spite of Cuomo’s control of the party and a recent $2.5 million contribution to his campaign operations. y Director Geoff Berman said later that the mailer was a mistake, and Cuomo’s spokeswoman confirmed that two former aides were volunteering for the campaign behind the piece.
Zephyr Teachout at a debate last month among the Democratic candidates for attorney General.
The winner of the primary face of Republican Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, Green party candidate Howie Hawkins and former Syracuse mayor Stephanie miner, an independent, in the November General election. It is possible that, no matter who wins, both Cuomo and Nixon could appear on the November ballot as always, thanks to third-party nominations. New York state law allows candidates on multiple ballot lines.
In the meantime, the voters had a “resistance” candidate for election to the New York primaries for Lieutenant Governor and attorney General.
The attorney General race will determine which candidates are heirs to several pending lawsuits, the breaking by the state, the challenge to Trump politics and blame, and his charitable Foundation, the law. All four candidates have promised to cause problems for the White house, if elected.
The candidates in the closely fought competition, the Fordham law professor Zephyr-who has the race a strong showing against Cuomo in the 2014 gubernatorial elections and positioned himself as an outsider, insurgent candidate-as well as New York City Public Advocate Letitia James, U.S. REP Sean Patrick Maloney and former Clinton adviser Leecia Eve.
Teachout has with Nixon against Cuomo, and has promised to fight government corruption a priority. She said she would use “the law as a sword, not a shield” in hard to Trump.
Your former watchdog group citizens for responsibility and ethics in Washington is suing the Trump administration argues that the President of the hospitality companies violate part of the Constitution barring the President the acceptance of gifts and payments from foreign governments without Congress ” approval.
Councilman Jumaane Williams, who is running for lieutenant governor.
Teachout, the rivals were not friendly to the administration. “Donald Trump is a clear and present danger,” Maloney said at a recent debate. “He is a crook and a bigot, and he has a bull’s-eye on New York.”
The current Minister of justice, Barbara Underwood, was appointed in may, when Eric Schneiderman resigned after he was accused of acting physically abusive to women. Underwood declined to run for election.
And in the race for Vice Governor, Jumaane D. Williams, the resistance, the candidate of choice. Williams, who has reportedly faced significant financial difficulties, was found guilty of obstruction of emergency vehicles, after he blocked an ambulance, an immigrants ‘ rights rally in the last month, after prosecutors said he had acted “irrationally and unreasonably.”
Williams a ambulance to hinder was with his friend, an immigrant rights activist who had been informed, he would be imprisoned, and then fainted. Williams was also booked for blocking traffic outside the Trump Tower, the in the Wake of the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme court.
Cuomo under the incumbent, Kathy Hochul signed. Williams has to secure Nixon’s.
Fox News’ Kaitlyn Schallhorn, Nicole, Darrah, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Gregg Re is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @gregg_re.