Gov. Andrew Cuomo appears via video with former Congresswoman Kathy Hochul of Buffalo, NY, as his choice to be New York's next lieutenant governor, during the opening session of the state's Democratic Convention, in Melville, N.Y., Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Democratic candidate for the 26th District Congressional seat, Kathy Hochul arrives at a campaign stop at a restaurant in Amherst, N.Y., Tuesday, May 24, 2011. Hochul is running against Republican Jane Corwin and tea party candidate Jack Davis in the race to succeed Republican Chris Lee. Lee resigned in February after shirtless photos surfaced that he'd sent to a woman on Craigslist. (AP Photo/David Duprey)
The major-party candidates for New York's 26th Congressional District, Republican Jane Corwin (left) and Democrat Kathy Hochul, participate in a debate May 12. They and an independent are vying in a special election Tuesday.