Wednesday, August 11, 2021

NY Change Of Power to Two Women

Andrea Alice Stewart-Cousins, is an American Politician and Educator from Yonkers, New York.

A Member of the Democratic Party, Stewart-Cousins represents District 35 in the New York State Senate.

She serves as the Body's Majority Leader and Temporary President.

Stewart-Cousins is the First Woman, and a Black Women, in the History of New York State, to Lead a Conference in the New York State Legislature, and is also the First Female Senate Majority Leader in New York History.

Stewart-Cousins was First Elected to the New York State Senate, in 2006.

She previously served as a Westchester County Legislator from 1996 to 2006.

In 2012, she was Chosen by her Colleagues to Lead the Senate Democratic Conference.

After the Democratic Party won an Outright Senate Majority in the 2018 Elections, Stewart-Cousins became Majority Leader in January 2019.

She is expected to become, Acting Lieutenant Governor, on August 24th, following Governor Andrew Cuomo's Resignation, and Lieutenant Governor, Kathy Hochul (D) ascension to the Governorship.

She will then have to decide to keep Cousins or Replace her.

Then in 2022, there is a June Primary and a November General Election, for the State Officier and Legislature.

NYC Wins When Everyone Can Vote! Michael H. Drucker

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