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New York Attorney General Letitia James announces run for governor

Letitia James
Posted at 1:43 PM, Oct 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-29 14:02:07-04

NEW YORK (WKBW) — New York Attorney General Letitia James has officially announced her candidacy for governor.

James, a Democrat, will be challenging New York Gov. Kathy Hochul on the Democratic side for governor.

Republican candidates include Rep. Lee Zeldin (N.Y.-1) and Andrew Giuliani, son of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

James, 63, was born in Brooklyn and has served as Attorney General since 2019.

The election for New York governor is November 8, 2022.