The following candidates have received backings . . .
New York City Mayor
Former Councilmember Sal Albanese was endorsed by the Transport Workers Union Local 101 in the Democratic mayoral primary, while his opponent City Council Speaker Christine Quinn landed support from the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.
New York City Comptroller
Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer gained the backing of Teamsters Joint Council 16.
City Council District 19
Republican incumbent Dan Halloran bagged an endorsement from the NYPD Captains Endowment Association. Austin Shafran, one of four candidates in the race’s Democratic primary, rolled out boosts from UFCW Local 1500.
City Council District 22
Costa Constantinides got a leg up from Communications Workers of America Local 1180.