Cayuga County Republicans on Saturday endorsed Congressman John Katko for a third term in Washington and Senator John DeFrancisco as the GOP candidate to oppose Gov. Cuomo in November.
Committee Chair Cherl Heary tells Finger Lakes News Radio the GOP candidate for Governor faces a tough battle.
Meanwhile, the chair of the Onondaga GOP committee is not happy with his own party members and their treatment of DeFrancisco.
Tom Dadey tells the Citizen he’s upset by the move by some members to get Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro to reconsider his refusal to run. Molinaro reportedly told party leaders meeting in Saratoga Springs on Friday that he’s back in the race.