Governor Andrew Cuomo brought his brief primary campaign to a close today, voting near his home in New Castle. Together with Sandra Lee, he appeared at his designated polling place midmorning. There were few other voters around, five anti-fracking protestors standing in the parking lot being the only noticeable activity.
Update #2 – Election Night Plans:
Governor Cuomo on his election night plans:
Update – Anti-fracking Protestors:
Anti-fracking protestors are a regular element of events for Governor Cuomo. Here’s a look at how the Governor and the protestors did today.
After voting, Cuomo spoke with the press for just under ten minutes. He began with a brief statement urging people to vote, saying that there are “a lot of important issues on the ballot” and asserting that “[t]his is a very difficult time. Not just in this state … [but also] internationally.” Question topics included where he will be tonight after the polls close, how the “passion” of Zephyr Teachout’s supporters may affect the outcome and what he said to the anti-fracking protestors outside as he arrived. Here’s his full press availability: