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When Schneiderman stepped down, he kicked off a whirlwind race to elect his successor. Four Democratic candidates are vying to face Republican Keith Wofford in the general election — though the winner of Tuesday’s primary is expected to become AG in the deep blue state. Two have vowed to take up Schneiderman’s considerable environmental mantle, and each already has a noteworthy environmental victory under her belt: New York City’s public advocate Letitia “Tish” James, who helped lead a movement to divest the metropolis’ pension funds from the fossil fuel industry ; and Fordham University law professor Zephyr Teachout, who was instrumental in pushing the state to ban fracking . Both candidates have promised to play hardball with the Trump administration, crack down on polluters, and bring justice to at-risk New Yorkers facing environmental hardship.

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