Sandra Lee applauds her partner, New York Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo, as he waits for supporters to quiet down during a victory party at Democratic election headquarters in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014 after Cuomo defeated Republican challenger Rob Astorino. He is the first New York state Democratic governor since his father to win re-election in the nation's third largest state.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo won re election to a second term by a , easily beating his nearest opponent , Republican Rob Astorino.
Cuomo , to chants of “four more years”, promised to deliver in his next term on a mostly progressive agenda, including enacting a number of items that were stalled in the State Senate over the past couple of years, like an abortion rights provision as part of a women’s rights agenda and public financing of political campaigns.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, speaks during a news conference as New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, left, and Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick listen on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, in Albany, N.Y.
One of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’ s political opponents is calling on him to hold an explanatory press conference. Another is demanding that Cuomo resign after an in depth account in the New York Times that the governor’s top staff repeatedly interfered in an ethics commission investigation.
The New York State Senate and the Assembly have approved a measure to send more than 200 speed cameras to Long Island and New York City. That includes 69 cameras in Suffolk County and 56 in Nassau County.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo attended a fundraiser for the Suffolk County Democratic Committee on Monday night. He was met with hundreds of protestors demanding changes to everything from gun laws to common core.