A Republican Hope in New York
Tom Golisano is out, Rudy Giuliani may be out too, so who are Republicans going to run for governor of New York next year? The ...
NEW YORK Republicans are eyeing a dynamic but little- known upstate businessman and elected official to run for governor next year if Rudy Giuliani declines, The Post has learned.
GOP leaders say Erie County Executive Chris Collins, a wealthy, charismatic, conservative-oriented entrepreneur and government reformer is interested.
Collins, who won a surprising landslide victory in the heavily Democratic county in 2007, would make a great candidate, they say.
President Obama received 58% of the vote in Erie County in November. The county is home to more than 900,000 people. So, this would be a pretty good base of support for a Republican running statewide.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
California Tax Officials Issue Tough Audit of Blue Shield5 hours ago
Many Governors Broke Tax Pledges to Pay for Transportation10 hours ago
Do California's Continuation Schools Really Work?10 hours ago
States Trying to Limit Drug Costs11 hours ago
San Francisco Health Officials Worry About Obamacare's Impact17 hours ago
South Carolina Debates Future of Confederate Flag18 hours ago