Hochul could face Primary opposition

Bill Samuels wants to run against Kathy Hochul in NYS Primary.


New York Lieutenant Governor candidate Kathy Hochul may face primary opposition from a wealthy Democratic activist.

The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports Bill Samuels wants to run for the seat. He is the son of Howard Samuels, a New York native who invented the Hefty bag.  He had an unsuccessful run for governor in 1974.

Samuels could be a prickly problem for the governor if he runs for lieutenant governor and wins the primary.  He would then be Cuomo’s running mate in the general election.

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