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Warren Redlich was picked for the Libertarian line for governor. His announcement:

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"Redlich was chosen over Sam Sloan of New York City by a margin of 27 to 17 in a vote at the LP state convention. Kristin Davis (the Manhattan Madam) had previously expressed interest. She did not attend the convention and her name was not placed in nomination.

"Those chosen for the fall election include:

Governor:            Warren Redlich
Lt. Governor:       Alden Link
Comptroller:        John Gaetani
Attorney General:    Carl Person
Senate (Schumer):  Randy Credico
Senate (Gillibrand):  John Clifton

"The LP also elected party officers including Mark Axinn who was named State Chair."