NY Judge rules that Teachout may stay on ballot

A New York judge ruled Zephyr Teachout can

A New York judge ruled Zephyr Teachout can stay on the Democratic primary ballot next month. (August 11, 2014 3:54 PM)

(AP) -- A judge in Brooklyn says liberal law professor Zephyr Teachout is eligible to challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo in next month's Democratic primary, dismissing an attempt by Cuomo supporters to kick her off the ballot.

In a decision announced Monday, the judge dismissed a challenge from Cuomo supporters who argued that Teachout didn't meet the state's 5-year residency requirement to run and...

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