Governor David Paterson: The Highlights And Lowlights

04/28/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Governor David Paterson may go down as having the strangest governorship in New York state history, if not American history.

Stepping into office in the wake of Eliot Spitzer's atom bomb-sized scandal and departure, Paterson has been faced with a multitude of tough challenges.

Everything from a bankrupt state, a failed gay marriage vote, and revelations of his own personal infidelities have made Paterson's term as odd as it gets.

Take a look at a brief overview of Paterson's highlights and lowlights.

Governor David Paterson: Highlights And Lowlights