The New York Publish’s editorial board has endorsed Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) for New York governor lower than two weeks from the state’s gubernatorial major.
Zeldin is the “most suitable option” to win and govern within the face of a Democrat-controlled legislature, the Publish stated.
The Publish wrote:
The state has, for the primary time in a very long time, a sensible probability for a Republican governor — and a robust crop of GOP candidates.
The query we’ve centered on is who’s your best option to not simply win, but additionally who has the expertise and dedication to ship the wanted revolution within the face of howls of protest from a possible Democrat-controlled Legislature.
The Publish’s endorsement of Zeldin comes lower than two weeks earlier than the state’s major on June 28 and simply days earlier than early voting begins on Saturday.
“Honored that @NYPost simply endorsed my candidacy for NY Governor within the upcoming June twenty eighth GOP major. ALL IN! Dropping Is Not an Possibility,” Zeldin tweeted after the Publish introduced its endorsement.
🚨🚨🚨 Large Endorsement Alert!
Honored that @NYPost simply endorsed my candidacy for NY Governor within the upcoming June twenty eighth GOP major.
ALL IN! 🇺🇸 Dropping Is Not an Possibility!https://t.co/5XPGq3wmuX
— Lee Zeldin (@leezeldin) June 17, 2022
The Publish praised Zeldin for his efforts in Congress to move the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 into regulation. The outlet additionally famous that Zeldin defeated incumbent Democrats twice in his ten-year political profession: First in 2012 when he beat an incumbent Democrat for a state Senate seat, and subsequent in 2014 when he joined the U.S. Home of Representatives.
The Publish famous that Zeldin would roll again Democrat-pushed prison justice reforms and take away district attorneys like Soros-funded Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg “who refuse to implement the regulation.”
The outlet highlighted his financial insurance policies, together with statewide tax cuts, ending pointless rules, and reversing the state’s fracking ban.
The Publish additionally highlighted his opposition to “woke indoctrination” in New York public faculties and his dedication to selling civic schooling in lecture rooms within the endorsement.
The Publish known as on the state Republican Occasion to unite across the eventual major winner and urged “each Republican, impartial or Democrat who’s sick of the state of this state” to vote for Zeldin to “deliver again prosperity, satisfaction and sanity to Albany and the individuals of the Empire State.”
Zeldin holds a commanding lead over his challengers within the state’s GOP gubernatorial major, in response to a current ballot.