Rudy Giuliani's son, Andrew, gets zero votes from GOP leaders in bid for New York governor

Rudy Giuliani's son, Andrew, gets zero votes from GOP leaders in bid for New York governor
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Andrew Giuliani, a Republican candidate in the 2022 New York governor's race. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images
  • Andrew Giuliani, 35, is the son of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

  • In May 2021, he announced he was seeking the Republican nomination in the New York governor's race.

  • The New York GOP said more people chose to abstain - 10% - than vote for Giuliani.

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The son of former New York mayor and Trump personal attorney Rudy Giuliani received no support for his bid to be the next governor of New York in a secret vote by local Republican leaders this week.

In May, Andrew Giuliani announced he was seeking the GOP nomination for the 2022 contest, claiming he was a born politico. "I'm a politician out of the womb," he said. "It's in my DNA."

But leaders of the New York Republican Party were not feeling it.

As the Democrat & Chronicle reported, Giuliani, who served in the White House under former President Donald Trump, received no votes from GOP county chairs or members of the Republican state committee at a straw poll in Albany on Monday.

The New York GOP said more people chose to abstain - 10% - than vote for Giuliani, who has described his views as "very, very similar" to the former president's.

US Congressman Lee Zeldin led the way with 85% of the vote, followed by former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino with 5%, the party announced.

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