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Candidates for Governor

The Democratic Gubernatorial Primary is scheduled to take place on June 28, 2022.  Please check our Voting Information page for details

Kathy Hochul

Kathy Hochul is the 57th Governor of New York. Since taking office, she has brought a fresh and collaborative approach to governing and is working hard to get results for New Yorkers.

As Governor, Kathy has taken decisive action to deliver immediate relief to working and middle class families and small businesses, beat back the pandemic, and accelerate New York’s economic recovery. In addition, she has reaffirmed New York’s position as a national leader in defending reproductive rights and in combating climate change.

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Jumaane Williams

Jumaane was elected New York City Public Advocate in 2019 on a platform of truly affordable, income targeted housing, anti-gun violence measures, fair policing, equity, and social justice issues. In the City Council, Jumaane passed nearly 70 bills to help build a more equitable, sustainable, and livable New York. He passed landmark legislation to curb the NYPD’s abuse of stop-and-frisk, championed strategies to reduce gun violence, advanced housing justice, and helped protect women’s reproductive rights.

Jumaane has quickly made his mark on the office of Public Advocate, restructuring the office to empower staff to prioritize community engagement, outreach, and service. He also passed more legislation in his first 2 years in office than any Public Advocate has in history, including key bills that protect New Yorkers in the workplace and those looking for work, shield struggling homeowners from undue tax burdens, promote public safety, and fight discrimination in our housing systems.

Now, Jumaane is running for Governor to bring transformational change to Albany.

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Tom Suozzi

Congressman Tom Suozzi is a common-sense Democrat who has the experience to get the job done as Governor of New York.

He is currently a member of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, the chief tax-writing committee of the House of Representatives.

Tom was elected Glen Cove Mayor in 1993. At just 31, he was the youngest mayor in the City’s history. He restored Glen Cove’s ailing fiscal health, securing numerous record-breaking credit ratings. He revitalized the City’s downtown business district, spurred massive commercial development, and built a new courthouse, city hall, and police headquarters.

He spearheaded a $100 million clean-up of some of America’s most toxic superfund sites. That waterfront area is now a showcase of residential, commercial, and recreational development. Glen Cove was designated as a national Brownfields Showcase Community and recognized twice by Vice-President Al Gore for its environmental cleanup efforts.

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Candidates for Lieutenant Governor

Ana María Archila

Ana María is running for Lieutenant Governor of New York in the 2022 elections. If elected, she will be the first Latina and the first LGBTQ+ statewide elected official in New York.

Ana María Archila has been a leader in New York and nationally in the fight for immigrant rights, worker justice, LGBTQ rights, and women’s rights for two decades. Born in Colombia, Ana María has spent her entire adult life in New York. She co-founded and led several grassroots progressive organizations, including Make the Road New York and the Center for Popular Democracy, and has dedicated her life to fighting for the rights and dignity of working people - Black, Latino, Asian, white, immigrant and native born.

In New York, she fought for years so that every young person would be able to access high-quality education--helping lead campaigns to fully fund public schools, create school-based college access programs, and pass the New York Dream Act. She was also deeply involved in the fights for paid sick days, raising the minimum wage, and a range of other economic, racial, and justice campaigns. In New York and nationally, she has been a leader in the fight for humane immigration reform. 

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Diana Reyna

Diana Reyna is and experienced government leader running as candidate for Lieutenant Governor and when elected, she will become the first Latina ever elected to statewide office in the state of New York. Diana is a lifelong common-sense Democrat with a record of results and distinction with over 22 years in public service. Diana has been a trailblazer from the beginning of her career as the first woman of Dominican heritage ever elected in the history of New York State. Diana is a first-generation Dominican American, born and raised in Los Sures, Williamsburg, in Brooklyn where she felt the calling to get involved in her community to tackle the struggles faced in that neighborhood. Her tenure began with twelve fruitful years on the New York City Council, representing the multicultural Williamsburg, Bushwick and Ridgewood in Queens. As a Council member, Diana focused on fighting crime by reducing gang violence, creating employment opportunities, building more affordable housing, and increasing funding for educational opportunities for youth and seniors.

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