Common Cause/NY Urges Democratic Party Not to Endorse Candidate for AG Ahead of Primary
NEW YORK, NY (05/14/2018) (readMedia)-- Ahead of the Demcoratic Party's upcoming convention, and in resposne to news reports that the Governor may endorse a candidate for Attorney General, Common Cause/NY Executive Director Susan Lerner issued the following statement:
"The Governor and the Democratic Party should refrain from endorsing or nominating a candidate for Attorney General: an officer who must be able to pursue the law above all else, including party loyalty. Instead they should place their trust in Democratic voters who will choose a candidate in the primary election process. It's past time for parties to invest in the small d democratic institutions they claim to uphold."