QUICK LINKS:

Cuomo backers in court to fight Teachout campaign

Created: 08/19/2014 8:39 AM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press

Supporters of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo are returning to court to continue their effort to end a primary challenge from law professor Zephyr Teachout.
    
Two Cuomo campaign interns have challenged Teachout's eligibility to run, saying she doesn't meet the five-year residency requirement. They say she "retroactively" changed her residency from Vermont to New York when she decided to run for office this year.
    
The matter heads to appellate court in Brooklyn on Tuesday, a week after a lower-court judge ruled in favor of Teachout.
    
Teachout says she has resided in New York since taking a job as a law professor at Fordham University in 2009. She says Cuomo's campaign is mounting a "frivolous" challenge to avoid political opposition.
    
A decision in the appeal is expected later this week.





News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.

Winter Storm Watch

NY AREAS AFFECTED: Allegany; Cattaraugus; Chautauqua; Southern Erie; Wyoming
Expires: 3/2/2015 7:00 AM

Rochester

Clear
-2°
22° | -4°
  • Feels like: -18° F
  • Wind: SW 9mph
  • Humidity: 76%
  • Sun Light snow developing in the afternoon
    29° | 22°
  • Mon Snow showers early
    29° | 22°
  • Tue Afternoon snow showers
    27° | 8°
  • Wed Windy with a mix of rain and snow
    40° | 23°