2022 New York Gubernatorial Election (Beau Lives)

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The 2022 New York gubernatorial election will take place on November 8, 2022, to elect the governor of New York. As New York does not have gubernatorial term limits, incumbent Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo is eligible to seek a fourth term in office. On May 28, 2019, Cuomo announced that he would seek re-election in 2022. However, on August 10, 2021, facing several allegations of sexual misconduct and in the light of impeachment proceedings, Governor Cuomo announced his resignation, allowing Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul to ascend to the Governor's office. On August 12th, before taking office as Governor, Hochul announced her intentions to seek a full term in office.

Background

Democratic Primary

Candidates

Declared

  • Kathy Hochul, Incumbent Governor
  • Letitia "Tish" James, Incumbent Attorney General
  • Bill de Blasio, outgoing Mayor of New York City
  • Jumaane Williams, New York City Public Advocate

Republican Primary

Candidates

Declared

Republican primary candidates
Candidate Experience Date Declared

Rob Astorino
County Executive of Westchester County, NY (2010 - 2017)
Member of the Westchester County Board of Legislators (2003 - 2004)
Nominee for Governor in 2014
May 11, 2021

Mike Carpinelli
Lewis County Sheriff since 2012 June 10, 2021

Derrick Gibson
Businessman January 17, 2021

Andrew Giuliani
Deputy Communications Director of Donald Trump's 2020 Presidential Campaign
Donald Trump's New York Campaign Chairman
NewsMax Contributor.
May 18, 2021

Pete King
U.S. Representative from NY-02 (1993 - 2021)
Chair of the House Homeland Security Committee (2011 - 2013, 2005 - 2007)
Comptroller of Nassau County (1982 - 1993)
June 15, 2021

Elise Stefanik
U.S. Representative from NY-21 since 2015 May 26, 2021

Lee Zeldin
U.S. Representative from NY-01 since 2015
New York State Senator from the 3rd District (2011 - 2014)
April 8, 2021

Announcement Pending

  • George Pataki, former New York Governor (1995 - 2006)
  • John Catsimatidis, billionaire businessman, owner of WABC radio, and 2013 candidate for mayor of New York City.

Publicly Express Interest

  • Joel Giambra
  • Carl Paladino, Businessman, member of the City of Buffalo Public Schools Board of Education (2013 - 2017), and nominee for Governor in 2010

Potential

Declined

Polling

Poll source Sample size Date(s) Margin of Error Rob Astorino Mike Carpinelli Derrick Gibson Andrew Giuliani Pete King Elise Stefanik Lee Zeldin Don't Know
Gravis Marketing 799 March 3–6, 2021 N/A 8% 6% 2% 19% 17% 5% 3% 7% 33%

Endorsements

Libertarian Primary

General Election