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Can you name New York's past 10 lieutenant governors?

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Nelson Rockefeller's No. 2 man for 15 years (1959-1973); became governor himself for one year
State's first female lieutenant governor (1975-1978); failed in own bid for governor in 1978
Served one term as Hugh Carey's lieutenant governor (1979-1982) before 12 years as governor
Resigned after two years (1983-1985), citing boredom with job; entered private business
Former congressman from Jamestown spent eight years as lieutenant governor (1987-1994)
Former college professor was dumped by George Pataki after one term (1995-1998)
State judge was tapped to be lieutenant governor for Pataki's final two terms (1999-2006)
Spent 14 months in No. 2 post (2007-2008), then became governor when Eliot Spitzer resigned
Businessman was state's first appointed lieutenant governor; served for 18 months (2009-2010)
Current lieutenant governor (2011-2014) has announced plans to leave at end of the year

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