Syracuse, N.Y. - Syracuse's Mayor Ben Walsh has endorsed Gov Andrew Cuomo.
In a press release today Walsh announced his support for the incumbent. Walsh cited Cuomo's willingness to send state troopers to Syracuse to combat gun violence and his support of funding for the city to purchase its street lights.
Walsh said "These smart policies and financial investments are vital to creating jobs and moving Syracuse ahead in the new economy," Walsh said. "...We need a strong partner like Governor Andrew Cuomo, and I am proud to endorse him for a third term."
Polls show Cuomo with a double-digit lead over Molinaro.