LWV In the News: Professor, Cuomo Opponent Speaks at LWV Luncheon

From the Mamaroneck Review:

Like a flashback of her political campaign. Zephyr Teachout, a former candidate for governor, spoke to a crowd of more than 100 members during the League of Women Voters of Larchmont-Mamaroneck’s annual luncheon.

On April 24, Teachout arrived at the Orienta Beach Club, 1054 Walton Ave., around noon. Despite a discreet entrance, residents of Larchmont and Mamaroneck began rubbing shoulders with the Fordham University professor and outspoken critic of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Before taking her reserved seat next to State Sen. George Latimer, a Rye Democrat, Teachout, a Democrat herself, had greeted several elected officials of different municipalities and obliged several photo requests.

With little experience in local government, Teachout, 43, broke into the race for the Democratic Party’s nomination for governor against Cuomo last year. Despite her loss in the primary, the challenger secured 34 percent of the vote with her campaign that focused on the prevalent nature of political corruption. Click to read the rest of the article.