On local issues, all of the candidates expressed a desire to protect and strengthen the New York’s voting laws.
The upstate congressman and attorney general hopeful has supported justice reform and new protections for cops, fought the Muslim ban but voted for increasing screenings of some Mideast nationals and railed against deportations but opposed the abolition of ICE
She now has the governor and a whole hunk of money behind her run for attorney general. But as a lawyer, Councilmember and public advocate, Tish James had to fight the powerful to seize power of her own.
Zephyr Teachout sounds a lot like an average American – like someone too disillusioned to bother voting. But since she’s actually running to be Attorney General, we’ve put together a rundown of what she’s stood for as a candidate, academic and activist.
Part 1 in our series on the Democratic candidates for attorney general looks at Leecia Eve. Daughter of a prominent pol, and a one-time aide to Biden, Clinton and Cuomo, she is making her second run at her own elected office.
Basic info on the four Democratic hopefuls—including audio from their Max & Murphy appearances and the latest data on who has donated to their campaigns.