- 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 City mayor and Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani was not backed to be the next New York governor in a secret vote by Republican leaders this week.
In May, Andrew Giuliani announced he was looking for a GOP nomination for the 2022 race, claiming he was a born politician. “I’m a politician from birth,” he said, “it’s in my DNA.”
But Republican leaders in New York don̵7;t feel that way.
As the Democrat & Chronicle reported, Giuliani, who served in the White House under former President Donald Trump, received no votes from GOP district presidents or members of the Republican state committee in an opinion poll in Albany on Monday.
According to the New York GOP, more people chose to abstain — 10% — rather than vote for Giuliani, who described his comments. “Very similar” to the former president he served
U.S. Congressman Lee Zeldin leads with 85% of the vote, followed by former Westchester County executive Rob Astorino with 5%, the party announced.