NY Senate Majority Leader endorses DeFrancisco for governor
ALBANY, N.Y. —
New York New York State Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan endorsed longtime Central New York state Senator John DeFrancisco for governor Tuesday.
“John DeFrancisco is a strong, smart and principled leader for New York, and I am confident he possesses the character and the skill set to be an outstanding Governor" Flanagan said in a release.
Flanagan said that New Yorkers who are getting to know DeFrancisco should take cues from those who know him best, and can attest to his characteristics.
DeFrancisco is seeking the Republican Party's nomination to run against Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo, who is seeking a third term in 2018.