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LOVETT: Cuomo vulnerability was more hope than reality

5 monthes ago   |   By NY Daily News

In the end, Gov. Cuomo's vulernability was more hope on the part of the far left wing of the Democratic party than reality. Cuomo wracked up a huge primary win against actress Cynthia Nixon, who was unable to get much more votes than the lesser-known and underfunded Zephyr Teachout did against...
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No New York Upset: Cuomo Defeats Cynthia Nixon

No New York Upset: Cuomo Defeats Cynthia Nixon

5 monthes ago   |   By Newser

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has defeated Democratic primary challenger Cynthia Nixon to win his party's nomination for a third term. The AP called the race at 9:25pm Eastern, 25 minutes after the polls closed. Cuomo had far greater financial resources going into the matchup, and polls suggested he...
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Cuomo sails to primary victory, with eyes to the White House

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

NEW YORK - This time, conventional wisdom proved right. The Associated Pressed called the Democratic Party vote for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday within a half hour of polls closing, beating back Cynthia Nixon's anti-establishment attack from the left with a message of experienced leadership. Cuomo had 66 percent of the vote to Nixon's 34 percent with 33 percent of precincts reporting, according to The Associated Press. Although Cuomo tried to position the race as a contest between himself and President Donald Trump, who is deeply unpopular in many areas of his home state, the...
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Incumbent Andrew Cuomo Defeats Cynthia Nixon in New York Gubernatorial Primary

5 monthes ago   |   By Time

Gov. Andrew Cuomo overcame a primary challenge from activist and actress Cynthia Nixon on Thursday, thwarting her attempt to become the latest insurgent liberal to knock off an establishment Democrat.
Cuomo, who always led in the polls and outspent his rival more than 8 to 1, seldom mentioned Nixon by name during an often-nasty campaign, instead touting his experience, achievements in two terms as governor and his work to push back against President Donald Trump.
“You cannot be a progressive if you cannot deliver progress. And a New York progressive is not just a dreamer, but we are...
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Cuomo holds off challenge from Nixon in NY Democratic governor's race

5 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday turned back an aggressive challenge from actress and activist Cynthia Nixon in the race for the Democratic nomination for November's general election.
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AP: Cuomo wins Democratic primary

5 monthes ago   |   By Times Union

ALBANY - Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo was on his way to a sound win of the Democratic nomination in Thursday's primary, turning back a spirited challenge by actress and activist Cynthia Nixon, whose grassroots campaign had at times dogged the two-term incumbent.
The Associated Press called the race about 30 minutes after the polls closed and early returns showed Cuomo with more than 65 percent of the vote to Nixon's 33 percent.
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Cuomo turns back challenge from left in New York Democratic gubernatorial race

5 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday turned back a challenge from the left by actress and activist Cynthia Nixon in the state's Democratic nominating contest, according to media projections.
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New York Governor Cuomo Beats Back Primary Challenge From Actress Cynthia Nixon

New York Governor Cuomo Beats Back Primary Challenge From Actress Cynthia Nixon

5 monthes ago   |   By NPR

The primary battle between incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo and actress Cynthia Nixon had become a nasty feud, emblematic of the divergent and often warring forces within the Democratic Party.
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Cuomo wins New York Democratic primary for governor

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Gov. Andrew Cuomo secured victory in the New York Democratic gubernatorial primary, fending off a challenge from the left from actor Cynthia Nixon. The Associated Press called the race for Cuomo, who got 66 percent of the vote according to preliminary numbers, with 24 percent of precincts reporting. Nixon received 34 percent of the vote. In 2014, challenger Zephyr Teachout received 33 percent of the vote in a Democratic primary against Cuomo. Cuomo had consistently led in the polls, getting 60 percent or higher with Nixon getting less than 30 percent. In a Siena College Research Institute...
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Polls close in Cuomo-Nixon showdown in New York governor's race

5 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Polls closed in New York on Thursday in the Democratic nominating contest between Governor Andrew Cuomo, who is seeking a third term, and actress and activist Cynthia Nixon, a first-time candidate challenging him from the left.
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Andrew Cuomo cruises to victory in bitter Democratic primary

Andrew Cuomo cruises to victory in bitter Democratic primary

5 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Gov. Andrew Cuomo fought off a challenge from the left to capture the Democratic nomination as New Yorkers rejected progressive challenger Cynthia Nixon in the state's Democratic primary. With roughly 25 percent of the vote counted, Cuomo had a lead of 66 percent to 34 percent over Nixon. With 30 percent of the vote in,...
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Gov. Cuomo defeats Democratic challenger Nixon in New York primary

5 monthes ago   |   By The Morning Call

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has defeated Democratic primary challenger Cynthia Nixon to win his party's nomination for a third term. Cuomo had far greater financial resources going into the matchup, and polls suggested he held a commanding lead before Thursday's primary. Nixon, an activist and former...
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