State Republicans Gather In The Big Apple

September 27, 2013 Updated Jun 1, 2010 at 7:18 PM EDT

By WKBW Programming

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September 27, 2013 Updated Jun 1, 2010 at 7:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK, NY ( WKBW ) Republicans from across New York State are gathering in New York City this week for their party convention.

The biggest issue the delegates will have is selecting the official GOP candidate to run for Governor of the State. The four men looking to gain the party nomination are Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino; former Long Island Congressman Rick Lazio; Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy; and real estate entrepreneur Myers Mermel.

In addition to the race for Governor, GOP delegates will nominate candidates fro Senate and discuss party strategy.

Political analyst Bob Davis, who is also working for Lazio's campaign, spoke to Channel 7's Patrick Taney.