Gov. Andrew Cuomo has endorsed Bethany Kosmider in her bid to be re-elected Crown Point supervisor. It’s believed to the first time a governor has ever formally endorsed a local supervisor candidate.
continued Crown Point’s elected assessors and their supporters have been outspoken in their opposition to the change. They have don’t believe the change will save money and believe the issue should have been decided by a townwide referendum of voters.
The pro-elected assessor faction has endorsed Harrington. Signs throughout the community call for Kosmider to be ousted from office.
Harrington did not return calls seeking comment on the governor’s decision to involve himself in the Crown Point race.
The endorsement by Cuomo is important, Kosmider said.
“I am elated and proud to receive Gov. Cuomo’s endorsement,” Kosmider said. “His support makes me want to work harder on behalf of the citizens of Crown Point.”