Rob Astorino Running for Governor

Published 03/05 2014 11:06AM

Updated 06/10 2014 07:01PM

Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino made it official Wednesday. He is running against Democrat Andrew Cuomo this year for governor.

Astorino made the announcement on his website, where he posted a YouTube video.

'I'm tired of listening to the fairy tale that everything is just great, when it's just the opposite. I'm tired of watching New York's decline," Astorino said in the video.

Astorino blames Cuomo for citizens moving out of state. On education, he said he opposes prisoner college plan. He said he would "get rid of Common Core." He also said he supports charter school expansion.

No word on whether Donald Trump will jump in. He's been pressured by some GOP leaders to get into the race.

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