New York Governor Debate Finally a “Go”
After months of challenges and accusations of hedging, the two major party candidates for New York State Governor are facing off in a televised debate.
Incumbent Democrat Andrew Cuomo last week said he would “phone” in a discussion with challenger Republican Marc Molinaro on a New York radio station Saturday morning but that was rejected by Molinaro, who called it a ‘publicity stunt.’
The two finally agreed to record a debate October 23 in the afternoon in New York City to be broadcast on CBS affiliates in the state at 7 p.m. (Including WBNG Channel 12 in Binghamton)
Third-party candidates Green Party nominee Howie Hawkins, Libertarian Larry Sharpe and Independent, former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Minor, are not invited.
Moninaro is also still calling for a couple more debates with Cuomo to be held outside of New York City before the November 6 election.