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Former Connecticut House Republican minority leader Themis Klarides is the first to throw her hat in the ring for the state’s 2022 gubernatorial race. Klarides has filed papers to explore a run for governor.

In this April 28, 2021 file photo, Andrew Giuliani, son of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, speaks to reporters outside the building where his father lives, in New York.
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Andrew Giuliani, the son of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, announced Tuesday that he’s seeking the Republican nomination for governor next year, competing against three other candidates who’ve already declared their candidacy.

U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.)
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More than half of New York state’s county Republican chairs have now endorsed Long Island Rep. Lee Zeldin to become the party’s nominee for governor next year, with Erie and Niagara counties putting him over the top Friday.

U.S. Congressman Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y.
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Republican U.S. Congressman Lee Zeldin of Long Island has announced he will explore a potential run for governor of New York.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and his running mate Kathy Hochul held off a challenge from two law school professors in Tuesday’s Democratic primary. But, gubernatorial challenger Zephyr Teachout won over one third of the vote statewide, and 43 percent of the 16,000 votes in Suffolk County.

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