Long Island N.Y.- Governor Andrew Cuomo has picked former Congresswoman Kathy Hochul  of Buffalo as his choice to be New York's next lieutenant governor.


Hochul represented the 26th District in Buffalo and Erie County in 2011 and 2012, then lost to Republican Chris Collins in 2012. She's currently an executive with M&T Bank.

 Governor Cuomo also thanked retiring Lt. Governor Bob Duffy, saying he's done a fantastic job.