- 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.
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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 are not feeling it.
As the Democrat & Chronicle reported, Giuliani, who served in the White House under ex-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.
According to the New York GOP, more people chose to abstain – 10% – than vote for Giuliani, who has described his views as “very, very similar” to the former president he served.
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.