|Election 2010: New York Governor|
|Carl Paladino (R)||37%|
|Andrew Cuomo (D)||51%|
|Some Other Candidate||5%|
Republican Carl Paladino, aided by a 4 -1 margin among Tea Partiers, trails New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, the Democratic candidate for Governor, 49 – 43 percent among likely voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.
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With polling continuing to show low public support for New York Gov. David A. Paterson, 2010 political watchers are shifting their attention to his fellow Democrat, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo.
In another sign that Cuomo is the consensus front-runner for the governor’s race, GOP gubernatorial hopeful Rick Lazio went after the popular attorney general Monday, putting out a press release condemning Cuomo’s decision not to continue an investigation into the hiring of state Sen. Pedro Espada Jr.’s son, Pedro G. Espada, for a job with the state Senate Democrats.
- Rick Lazio’s Comeback (themoderatevoice.com)
- Rick Lazio Governor Run In New York Planned, AP Says (huffingtonpost.com)
- Lazio: Departure of Espada’s son changes nothing (timesunion.com)
- Lazio pitches a unicameral legislature (timesunion.com)
- Albany Festers, and Voters Don’t Clean House (nytimes.com)