ANOTHER LEADER FLIPS SUPPORT TO SCHNEIDERMAN, AS CAYUGA COUNTY CHAIR ENDORSES

Cayuga County Chair Katie Lacey previously supported Dinallo, but now calls on all Dems to unite behind Schneiderman, so Party has a progressive nominee Schneiderman continues to roll into final days of campaign, as yesterday it was reported Dov Hikind flipped his support from Rice to Schneiderman as well

NEW YORK – Citing the need for progressives to unite behind Eric Schneiderman’s candidacy so that he wins on Tuesday, Cayuga County Chair Katie Lacey today flipped her support from Eric Dinallo to Eric Schneiderman. Lacey said it was vital that progressives, women, and upstaters all come together to make sure the party has a candidate with real progressive values. The flip comes one day after it was reported Assemblyman Dov Hikind flipped his support from Kathleen Rice to Schneiderman, signaling where the momentum in this race is. "I am thrilled to endorse Eric Schneiderman for Attorney General and pledge my full support to his surging campaign to make sure he wins on Tuesday,” Cayuga Chair Katie Lacey said today. “It is vital that progressive Democrats, and all upstaters, especially women, unite to ensure Eric Schneiderman is the next Attorney General, so that we have a candidate with real progressive values who understands the needs of our communities." Previously, Lacey had supported Eric Dinallo (see old press release here: http://www.ericdinallo.com/main.cfm? actionId=globalShowStaticContent&screenKey=cmpNews&htmlID=16925&categoryKey=pressr elease&s=dinalloV2). With widespread support from a broad and diverse coalition of progressive New Yorkers, the New York Times, the good government group Citizens Union, the Albany Times Union, NARAL Pro-Choice New York, the New York League of Conservation Voters, and the Empire State Pride Agenda, 32BJ, 1199, Hotel Trades Council, and Citizen Action, momentum continues to grow for Schneiderman's campaign to be the state's next Attorney General. In recent days, he has been endorsed by the New York Observer, Congress members Anthony Weiner and Eliot Engel, wrongfully accused exoneree Jeffrey Deskovic, Gun Free Kids, and The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. For more information on the campaign, please visit: www.EricSchneiderman.com. Follow the campaign on Twitter: twitter.com/Schneiderman4AG

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