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New York State Government November 7, 2006 Election
Lieutenant Governor; State of New York Voter Information

4 Year Term. Salary: $151,500

The Lieutenant Governor helps the Governor to implement statewide policies and projects. In the event the Governor is removed from or leaves office, the Lieutenant Governor serves as Governor. The Lieutenant Governor serves as President of the Senate. Lieutenant Governor is not listed separately on the ballot. When your vote is cast for Governor, you will be voting for that candidates running mate as well.

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Order is random and changes daily.

Donald Silberger Click here for more information about this candidate

  • Party: Libertarian
  • Occupation: Mathematics professor at SUNY New Paltz
  • Education: William Penn Senior High School of York, PA: I was graduated in 1948.
  • Harvard College: I was graduated in 1953.
  • University of Washington in Seattle: M.S. in 1961, Ph.D. in 1973
  • Besides my above-average academic and scholarly credentials, I have acquired some wisdom from copious reading.
Ben O'Shaughnessy
  • Party: Socialist Workers
C. Scott Vanderhoef Click here for more information about this candidate
  • Party: Republican, Conservative
  • Occupation: Rockland County Executive - 1994- Present
  • Education: Alfred University - BA; Columbia University College - MA; Pace University Law School - JD; Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from STAC
  • Honorary Doctor of Laws from Dominican College
  • Attacked Medicaid Fraud by Providers
  • Created 600 acres of Open Space
  • Lowered County Property Tax 8%
  • Environmental Attorney, Former business executive, Former School Board member and President
David A. Paterson Click here for more information about this candidate
  • Party: Democratic, Independence, Working Families
  • Occupation: Elected to the New York State Senate in 1985.
  • Education: David A. Paterson received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University and a Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University.
  • He has served as Senate Minority Leader since November 2002, becoming the first non-white legislative leader in New York State history.
Alison Duncan Click here for more information about this candidate
  • Party: Green
  • Occupation: A/V Technician, Crowne Plaza Manhattan
  • Education: 1998: BA in Economics, BFA in Music Theater, magna cum laude, Hartt School of Music, University of Hartford
  • Postbacc Pre-med student, City College
  • Member, State and Executive Committees of the GPNYS
  • Delegate, Hotel Trades Council
  • Board member, WOW Café Theater and the Green Party Office Committee.
  • Volunteer, St. Vincent's hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, City College

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