New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli has endorsed Aidan O’Connor,
Jr., in his race to represent the 102nd District of the New York State
Assembly at a rally in Athens, New York, on Sunday, March 25, 2018.
The seat will be decided in a Special Election on Tuesday, April 24th.
“I know what it takes to be a good Assemblyman,” said DiNapoli,
“because I represented the 16th District on Long Island for twenty
years before I became Comptroller of New York State in 2007. You need
tremendous energy, love talking with people, be highly ethical and
work with your colleagues to build consensus and find solutions.
Aidan has all those qualities, and more. He knows his district
intimately, has experience in the Greene County Legislature as the
Minority Leader and he’s worked with first responders in every
community as a flight paramedic. He’s clearly the most qualified
candidate for the job and I’m proud to give him my wholehearted
“I’m deeply honored to receive this endorsement from one of my heroes,
Comptroller Tom DiNapoli” said O’Connor. “For the past decade, he’s
focused on finances in New York and done an extraordinary job of
supporting not only the State government, but County and local
governments, as well as individuals. New Yorkers know Tom is looking
out for their pensions, helping guide local governments off of shaky
fiscal ground and he’s always there to help. That’s why when he ran
for his second term as Comptroller in 2014, Tom was the top
vote-getter in Greene County on the winning statewide ticket! That’s
why he’s my hero and that’s why I’m so proud to receive his