Liberal Party Chairman Jack Olchin says the party sees Catsimatidis as an “uncommon common man.”
The governor has earned his fourth straight month of 70-plus percent approval in the poll released on Tuesday.
The Latino Leadership Alliance backed Democratic incumbent Gov. Jon Corzine in the last New Jersey gubernatorial race.
The race for governor in New Jersey was officially underway this weekend, with Democratic state Sen. Barbara Buono kicking off her campaign, and incumbent Republican Gov. Chris Christie out meeting voters and collecting endorsements.
Given his comments on the two, it seems possible that his support for the candidate of his choice is somewhat lukewarm.
The annual lobbying by the mayor takes on a different cast Monday after Cuomo benefited from Bloomberg’s endorsement in the fall elections.
Republican Carl Paladino’s hometown Buffalo News on Sunday endorsed his rival in the New York governor’s race, declaring “there is no choice” but Andrew Cuomo.
An influential Republican-Conservative leader endorsed GOP designee Rick Lazio over tea party-aligned challenger Carl Paladino on Tuesday in the race for the Republican nomination for governor.