The race for governor of New York is a crowded field, even after the primary season. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is seeking another four years in Albany, but faces challenges from across the political spectrum.
After defeating Cynthia Nixon handily in the September primary, Cuomo faces a Republican challenger in Marc Molinaro, plus independent Stephanie Miner, Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins and Libertarian candidate Larry Sharpe.
The governor's record on ethics-related issues has been a common attack lodged by his challengers.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo seeks to become the first Democrat elected to a third term as new York's governor since his father Mario Cuomo earned his third and final term in 1990. Cuomo kicked off 2018 with a 62 percent favorability rating, according to a Siena College poll.