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Andrew Cuomo rivals in political arena in 2022 races
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Andrew Cuomo rivals in political arena in 2022 races

For the first time in 24 years, Andrew Cuomo’s name will not be on the Democratic primary ballot for a statewide office this year. (He withdrew from the governor’s race in 2002 a week before the primary). The deadline for filing petitions as a third-party candidate in a general election also came and went on May 31 without any action from the former governor. While Cuomo is out of the game this time around, his former rivals who challenged him for the state’s chief executive role remain in the political arena in various forms. Indeed, all three Republican nominees for governor that Cuomo faced over his decade in gubernatorial politics are currently running for office, albeit, only one of them is running for governor. Rob Astorino and Andrew Cuomo debate in 2014. (AP Photo) Rob Astorino, t...