Who are prominent New Yorkers endorsing for president?

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers remarks on Thursday, May 16, 2019.
Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers remarks on Thursday, May 16, 2019.
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"The Tallman" looks especially tall next to First Lady Chirlane McCray.

Who are prominent New Yorkers endorsing for president?

It’s early, but the endorsements are starting to roll in.
September 16, 2019

As the 2020 presidential field begins to winnow itself down, New York’s elected officials and public figures are rolling out their endorsements. Among New York officials, President Donald Trump is running for reelection, while U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is out of the race and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio may soon be following her.

As the candidates lay out their agendas and begin to show their fundraising and polling prowess, City & State will continue to keep an eye on endorsements. Check our endorsement tracker regularly to find which candidates are getting support from elected officials, unions, organizations and others are supporting.

Democrats

Michael Bennet

 

Joseph Biden

 

Cory Booker

 

Steve Bullock
Public figures: Homer Mayor Hal McCabe

 

Pete Buttigieg
Public figures: New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, former New York City Councilwoman Ronnie Eldridge, election lawyer Jerry Goldfeder

 

Julian Castro

 

Bill de Blasio

 

John Delaney

 

Tulsi Gabbard

 

Kamala Harris
Public figures: State Sens. Brian Benjamin and Kevin Parker

 

Amy Klobuchar

Wayne Messam

 

Beto O’Rourke

 

Tim Ryan

 

Bernie Sanders

 

Joe Sestak

 

Elizabeth Warren

 

Marianne Williamson

 

Andrew Yang

 

Republicans

Mark Sanford

 

Donald Trump

 

Joe Walsh

 

William F. Weld

 

With reporting by Maggie Garred

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