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Green Party’s Howie Hawkins On Why He Should Be NY Governor

Howie Hawkins
Karen DeWitt
Howie Hawkins

Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins, a retired UPS worker from Syracuse and former a Vietnam War protester, is running for New York governor for the third time, challenging Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo from the left. Hawkins, in a conversationwith Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt, explains why he thinks he is a true alternative and not just a protest vote.

Governor Cuomo is also being challenging by Republican Marc Molinaro, independent Stephanie Miner and Libertarian Larry Sharpe. 

Karen DeWitt is Capitol Bureau chief for New York State Public Radio, a network of public radio stations in New York state. She has covered state government and politics for the network since 1990.
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