New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms PAC  has previously reported on the potential for a big-name Democratic primary challenger to Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his bid for re-election this year. That potential has now become a reality. On Monday, March 19, actress and activist Cynthia Nixon announced her candidacy for Governor of New York. Nixon, 51, is a…

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Since last month, the race for Governor of New York has completely changed. On the Republican side, Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro—who had flirted with the idea of a run but decided against it several weeks ago—has reconsidered. Apparently, a campaign by some Republican New York assemblymembers and others to encourage Molinaro to run for…

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This fall, New York voters will have important choices to make at the polls. Voters will elect candidates to the four statewide elected offices: Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and Comptroller. Candidates are elected to these offices for four-year terms, and elections are held in even-numbered years that are not presidential election years. Also, voters…

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The race for who will serve as New York’s next governor is just getting started. On the Democratic side, two-term incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo is the prohibitive favorite to receive the Democratic nomination. To date, former State Sen. Terry Gipson remains the only Democratic challenger, although actress Cynthia Nixon has not ruled out a primary…

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State of Politics reports: Republican Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb on Thursday [December 21, 2017] tapped Assemblyman Andy Goodell (R-Jamestown) to become the conference’s minority leader pro tempore, making him the GOP’s floor leader. “I am proud to announce the appointment of Assemblyman Andy Goodell as our new Minority Leader Pro Tempore,” Kolb said in…

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is running for a potential third term as Governor of New York next year. Has he earned it? During his seven years in office, the Governor has done a few things right. He has displayed restraint in the area of state spending, has worked with the Legislature to enact a property tax…

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New York Democrats hope to retake control of the New York State Senate in next fall’s elections. However, some Democrats don’t want to wait that long; efforts are underway to shift Senate control to the Democrats next spring. Senate Republicans have been fighting furiously to maintain control of the Senate—the last bastion of Republican power…

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On January 20, President-elect Donald Trump is scheduled to be inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. Thankfully, this date will mark the welcome end of President Barack Obama’s final term in office. New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms PAC will not miss President Obama. In addition to his blind adherence to a left-wing…

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been unpopular with conservative New Yorkers for quite some time. The Governor’s gun-grabbing SAFE Act, his successful push for the redefinition of marriage, his full-throated advocacy of abortion expansion, and his 2014 declaration that so-called “extreme” conservatives have “no place” in the State of New York have alienated him from the…

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