Gov. Cuomo to face Democratic primary challenge against law professor?

A liberal New York law professor is launching a primary challenge in the race for governor. Fordham University professor Zephyr Teachout wants to force a Democratic primary with Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

News 12 Staff

Jun 17, 2014, 3:48 PM

Updated 3,684 days ago

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A liberal New York law professor is launching a primary challenge in the race for governor.
Fordham University professor Zephyr Teachout wants to force a Democratic primary with Gov. Andrew Cuomo. She says Cuomo is part of what she calls a broken system in Albany. Teachout lost her bid for the endorsement of the Working Families party last month.
Meanwhile, a poll of New York voters shows Gov. Cuomo leading Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino by a large margin in the race for governor.
The Siena College poll of 835 registered voters last week shows 57 percent would re-elect Cuomo. It shows 18 percent have a favorable opinion, and 69 percent have no opinion about Republican Astorino.
AP wires were used in this report


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