September 21, 2021 – Even before officially getting sworn in as governor, Kathy Hochul made it clear she would run for a full term in 2022. Potentially standing in her way – even before a general election – is a field of Democratic hopefuls who may try to wrest the party’s nomination away from her.

Metropolitan Strategies founder and CEO Neal Kwatra, who advised Cuomo’s 2014 re-election campaign, weighs in on the evolving field and handicaps the chances of the leading Democratic contenders in 2022.