Cuomo’s Short List

Title: Mayor of Rochester

Location: Rochester

Age: 55

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

Location: Yonkers

Age: 59

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

Location: Buffalo

Age: 51

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.

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Title: Gov. Paterson's former public safety czar

Location: Buffalo

Age: 62

Money in the Bank: Unknown

In Her Favor: O'Donnell resigned during the governor's domestic abuse scandal.

Against Her: Paterson fatigue.

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