A Green Alternative: The Alternative

Following last Tuesday’s statewide primary election in New York, the candidates for the November 4th general election are set. A significant amount of media attention (much of it coming from the New York Times) focused on the Democratic Party gubernatorial primary, in which incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo won a less than convincing victory over challengers Zephyr Teachout and Randy Credico. In the aftermath, the general election has been painted as simply a contest between Cuomo and Republican nominee Rob Astorino, the Westchester County Executive. However, such an assessment is quite incomplete.…