Political Endorsements

? On Tuesday, October 26, George E. Pataki, three-term Governor of New York, endorsed Republican Anthony Como in his race against Democrat Joseph Addabbo in the 15th State Senate District.

“Albany is in desperate need of leaders like Anthony Como,” Pataki said. “Anthony has the integrity to reform our broken state government and make it work again for the people. His common sense reforms and pro-growth policies will help get New York back on track. I’m proud to support him in this year’s election.”

? The New York League of Conservation Voters endorsed Republican State Senator Frank Padavan on Monday, October 25 in his battle against former City Councilmember Tony Avella for the District 11 Senate race.

1199 SEIU (Service Employees International Union) United Healthcare Workers East, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and city Public Advocate Bill de Blasio endorsed Avella over Padavan.

? The Citizens Union, New York’s independent, nonpartisan watchdog organization dedicated to the public interest and advocate for promoting good government and advancing political reform in the city and state, endorsed Republican Vince Tabone for the Assembly in District 26 against Democrat Ed Braunstein.

? U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand endorsed Democrat Eric Schneiderman for Attorney General in his race against Republican Dan Donovan.

? The New York City Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, which represents more than 15,000 active and retired members of New York’s boldest, the men and women who patrol New York City’s jails, endorsed Donovan for Attorney General

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