New York Governor Odds & Candidates
Let's take a closer look at each party's candidate in the race that just ended to be governor of New York.
- Kathy Hochul (D) (-600) | Winner
The 57th governor of the state and the first woman. She took over for then-Gov. Andrew Cuomo in August 2021 after his resignation. Before that, she served from 2015-21 as lieutenant governor. Born in Buffalo, she also has been a member of Congress for New York’s 26th District and is the former clerk for Erie County.
- Lee Zeldin (R) (+350)
He turned 42 on Jan. 30, 2022 and is a three-term Long Island congressman who that has represented New York’s 1st District since 2015. He attended the University of Albany and Albany Law School.
New York Gubernatorial Election Information
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New York Gubernatorial Odds Explained
Hochul, who took over after the resignation of Cuomo last August, remains a -600 favorite with England-based Ladbrokes to remain in the position, despite having to recently replace her lieutenant governor. Antonio Delgado took over for Brian Benjamin, who was arrested on corruption charges.
Among the more interesting names that had been listed as Democratic longshots before the primary were former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi, “Sex in the City” actress and activist Cynthia Nixon, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and former vice president and ex-New York Sen. Hillary Clinton.
New York Governor Odds Results
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Latest Odds To Be The Next New York Governor
Ladbrokes opened with the Democratic Party (Hochul) winning November’s election at 1/14 odds, or -1400 on the moneyline, with a 93.3% implied probability to win. The Republican Party (Zeldin) was listed at 7/1 odds, or +700 on the moneyline, with a 12.5% implied probability to win.