Man pleads guilty to assaulting gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin

At the campaign rally near Rochester, New York, in July 2022, Jakubonis approached then-U.S. Rep. Zeldin while carrying a keychain with two sharp points. According to prosecutors, the two men struggled, and Jakubonis pulled Zeldin down before being subdued.

With 2022 elections over, what's next for NY Democrats?

Although Democrat Kathy Hochul won election for governor, Republicans made progress in the state Legislature and in Congress, including flipping four U.S. House seats. The state Democratic Party boss said Dems faced tough odds this year.

Kathy Hochul becomes first woman elected governor of New York

Democrat Kathy Hochul has become the first woman elected New York governor, winning the office outright that she took over in 2021 when Andrew Cuomo resigned. She beat GOP Rep. Lee Zeldin, an ally of Donald Trump who ran a campaign focused on rising violent crime.

Election 2022: Hochul and Zeldin make final push in New York

Gov. Kathy Hochul and Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin are both still trying to convince people to vote for them on election day. Hochul hopes Democrat turnout will secure her victory while Zeldin is counting on voters' who are concerned about crime to send him to Albany as the state's first Republican governor in nearly two decades.