Kathy Hochul

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Kathy Hochul
Governor Hochul April 2022.jpg
Hochul in April 2022
57th Governor of New York
Assumed office
August 24, 2021
LieutenantBrian Benjamin
Antonio Delgado
Preceded byAndrew Cuomo
Lieutenant Governor of New York
In office
January 1, 2015 – August 23, 2021
GovernorAndrew Cuomo
Preceded byRobert Duffy
Succeeded byBrian Benjamin
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 26th district
In office
June 1, 2011 – January 3, 2013
Preceded byChris Lee
Succeeded byChris Collins (redistricting)
8th County Clerk of Erie County
In office
April 10, 2007 – June 1, 2011
Preceded byDavid Swarts
Succeeded byChris Jacobs
Member of the Hamburg Town Board
In office
January 3, 1994 – April 10, 2007
Preceded byPatrick Hoak
Succeeded byRichard Smith
Personal details
Kathleen Courtney

(1958-08-27) August 27, 1958 (age 64)
Buffalo, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Bill Hochul (m. 1984)
ResidenceExecutive Mansion
EducationSyracuse University (BA)
Catholic University (JD)

Kathleen Courtney Hochul (/ˈhkəl/ HOH-kull; born August 27, 1958) is an American Democratic politician. She is the 57th Governor of New York since 2021 after Andrew Cuomo's resignation. She is the first female governor of New York.[1] She was the Lieutenant Governor of New York from 2015 until 2021.

She was the U.S. Representative for New York's 26th congressional district from June 1, 2011 to January 3, 2013.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Diaz, Jaclyn; Montanaro, Domenico; Shivaram, Deepa; Weiner, Chloee (10 August 2021). "Andrew Cuomo To Resign After Investigation Finds He Sexually Harassed Multiple Women". NPR.org. Retrieved 2021-08-10.
  2. Newberg, Rich (May 22, 2014). "Hochul addresses Democrats at convention". WIVB-TV. Buffalo, New York. Archived from the original on May 28, 2016. Retrieved June 6, 2020.