• Andrew Cuomo Wins Democratic Nomination For New York Governor

    8 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    The two-term Democrat defeated actress Cynthia Nixon, who challenged him from the left.
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  • New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo easily defeats Cynthia Nixon

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo easily defeats Cynthia Nixon

    8 days ago - By NBC News

    Nixon will likely do no better than the last progressive insurgent who challenged Cuomo in 2014.
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  • Incumbent Andrew Cuomo Defeats Cynthia Nixon in New York Gubernatorial Primary

    8 days 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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  • No New York Upset: Cuomo Defeats Cynthia Nixon

    No New York Upset: Cuomo Defeats Cynthia Nixon

    8 days 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 holds off challenge from Nixon in NY Democratic governor's race

    8 days 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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  • Cuomo sails to primary victory, with eyes to the White House

    8 days 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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  • New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defeats Democratic primary challenger Cynthia Nixon in heated race

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defeats Democratic primary challenger Cynthia Nixon in heated race

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defeated Democratic primary challenger Cynthia Nixon to win his party's nomination for a third term.
    Nixon's unapologetically progressive campaign garnered much media attention, though polls suggested Cuomo held a commanding lead before Thursday's primary.
    Cuomo will face Republican Marc Molinaro and independent Stephanie Miner in November's general election.
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo 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...
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  • Cuomo turns back challenge from left in New York Democratic gubernatorial race

    8 days 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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  • AP: Cuomo wins Democratic primary

    8 days 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 wins New York Democratic primary for governor

    8 days 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

    8 days 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 Trounces Cynthia Nixon in New York Primary

    8 days ago - By Slate

    Well that was fun. Did we all have fun? Two-term incumbent governor Andrew Cuomo has, as every poll ever predicted, trounced actor and activist Cynthia Nixon in the New York gubernatorial primary, with 66 percent of the vote at the time the AP called it. He will now go on to face the Republican nominee, whose name is... let's see here... it doesn't really matter. Marc Molinaro, that's the name. He'll lose.
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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

    8 days 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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  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo Easily Holds Off Cynthia Nixon in New York Democratic Primary

    8 days ago - By NY Times

    Mr. Cuomo overcame an insurgent challenge from Ms. Nixon, the actress and activist.
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  • Andrew Cuomo cruises to victory in bitter Democratic primary

    Andrew Cuomo cruises to victory in bitter Democratic primary

    8 days 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. Andrew Cuomo defeats activist and actress Cynthia Nixon in Democratic primary for New York gubernatorial race

    8 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    NEW YORK - Gov. Andrew Cuomo defeats activist and actress Cynthia Nixon in Democratic primary for New York gubernatorial race.
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  • Cuomo defeats Democratic challenger Nixon in New York primary

    8 days 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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