HOCHUL, Kathleen C., (1958 - )

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HOCHUL, Kathleen C., a Representative from New York; born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y, August 27, 1958; graduated from Hamburg High School, Hamburg, N.Y., 1976; B.A., Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y. , 1980; J.D., Catholic University, Washington, D.C., 1983; lawyer, private practice; aide to United States Representative John LaFalce of New York, 1984-1986; aide to United States Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New York, 1986-1988; deputy clerk, Erie County, N.Y., 2003-2007; clerk, Erie County, N.Y., 2007-2011; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress, by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Christopher Lee (May 24, 2011-January 3, 2013); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012; lieutenant governor of New York, 2015-present.