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In his first day of his campaign for governor, Republican Rob Astorino gained the important personal endorsement of state Conservative Party Chairman Mike Long.
The Conservative Party line has been essential for Republicans seeking statewide office in the state dominated by Democratic voters.
“I am personally endorsing him,” Long told Newsday after standing with Astorino at his campaign...Read more »
Republican Rob Astorino on Monday told the state Conservative Party’s Political Action Committee that if he received the party’s endorsement for governor he would “absolutely” run on that line through the November elections.
The Westchester County executive is considering a run against Democratic Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and he said he expects the Republican and Conservative parties to unite...Read more »