Hochul Nominated for Governor. Kathy Hochul overwhelmingly received the nod at the Democratic Convention last week. She triumphed in a landslide with 85 percent of the vote. The Governor promised a New Era for New York: “I believe to my core that this party can and should be a powerhouse — not to serve one individual, not to serve the governor — but to serve all. So as governor, and leader of this party, I’m declaring a whole new day is dawning.” Hochul’s stunning ascendancy comes in the wake of Cuomo’s self destruction. In office for a mere 6 months, she has made the right moves, built coalitions, and raised an impressive amount of money. Her campaign war chest stands at 21 Million. Hochul Nominated for Governor. She breathes new life into Albany following the repudiated Cuomo administration !!