Governor Andrew Cuomo gave credit where it was due after a ‘strong’ Election Day for Republicans across New York this week.
“I believe the Republicans beat the Democrats on the messaging,” Cuomo said in a radio appearance.
Republicans hold big leads, which are unlikely to be tipped by absentee counts in many Congressional, Senate, and Assembly races.
The big difference maker, according to the Governor, was the public safety message pushed by Republicans during the campaign.
“They ran de Blasio’s picture all over the state. They’ll turn New York State into New York City, looting and crime and homelessness, law and order. That was their message and it resonated more than it should have,” Cuomo said. “But when they count all the ballots, we will be fine, but it should not have been this close.”
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