Countdown to Primary. 16 days remain until the state primary on June 28th. Hochul is the front runner for the Democratic nomination. She far outdistances rivals Tom Suozzi and Jumaane Williams. She has used the power of incumbency to best them in media coverage and fundraising. She has picked up major endorsements from organized labor that used to support Cuomo. Meanwhile Lee Zeldin leads the pack of Republicans. He is expected to get the GOP nod. The ex Governor has been uncharacteristically quiet through all this. He has refrained from publicly backing any candidate. Countdown to Primary. Stay tuned as the race enters the home stretch !!