Title: Mayor of Rochester
Money in the Bank: $512,960.73 (Friends of Bob Duffy)
In His Favor: He's from Rochester
Against Him: He's from Rochester. "It's in bad shape," said one political consultant. "Not his doing but it's just the way of things."
Title: State Senator, D-Westchester
Money in the Bank: $100,886.24 (Friends of Andrea Stewart-Cousins)
In Her Favor: A hard worker with good connections who "looks good on camera," according to our political consultant.
Against Her: Geography.
Title: Mayor of Buffalo
Money in the Bank: $754,639.75 (Brown for Buffalo)
In His Favor: Clever, well-liked and from the western region of the state.
Against Him: "The usual internal, insane politics of Erie County," said our political consultant.
Title: Gov. Paterson's former public safety czar
Money in the Bank: Unknown
In Her Favor: O'Donnell resigned during the governor's domestic abuse scandal.
Against Her: Paterson fatigue.