New York Governor Andrew Cuomo resigns just days after exit of top aide Melissa DeRosa ’04. The decision comes after an AG report found that the governor sexually harassed 11 women during his time in office.
The Working Families Party in New York State is at risk of losing its spot on future ballots if it doesn’t reach 130,000 votes for President. This third party is a left-wing advocate for social democracy and progressivism and it’s best known for its support of democratic challengers to moderate incumbents across the state. With new rules raising the minimum votes required for a third party’s spot on the ballot, WFP is at risk of fading away. In 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo formed a commission to reform the campaign finance system in New York. One of the commission’s decisions was to increase the threshold of votes necessary to keep a third party on the ballot in future elections.
The Southern Tier region of New York State can begin reopening later this week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) said on Monday, marking the most significant step so far toward a return to everyday operations in the state.