Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo is now “in striking distance to win the Democratic primary” for governor, his campaign arm touted Tuesday, signaling a run may be in his future.
Cuomo, who has been teasing a return to elected office ever since his unceremonious August 2021 ouster, is rebounding in surveys among New York voters, with two recent studies showing him polling nearly within the margin of error that separates him from Gov. Kathy Hochul — and Cuomo’s allies are urging supporters to take note.
“Did you hear? In the last few weeks two public polls put Governor Cuomo in striking distance to win the Democratic primary if he chose to run,” a Tuesday email from the Cuomo Team said, telling supporters to “stay tuned.”
Rich Azzopardi, a Cuomo spokesman, emphasized the quick jump in the polling, noting Cuomo’s upward turn followed only two recent public appearances since his departure from office.
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