Hochul chooses Delgado as running mate. She gave the nod to Hudson Valley Congressman Antonio Delgado. He replaces the disgraced Brian Benjamin who was booted from the ticket following his indictment on federal corruption charges. In announcing the new Lieutenant Governor, Hochul said “We share a belief in working together to get things done for New Yorkers, and Representative Delgado has an incredible record of doing just that in Congress.” He is the first Hispanic to hold statewide office. The Democratic strategy is to reach out to Latinos who comprise 20 percent of the electorate. They have long been under represented in state government. Hochul chooses Delgado as Running Mate. Time will tell whether he can help repair her struggling campaign !!