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NYS Senate Republican Leader Rob OrttAnnounces Endorsement for Lee Zeldin for Governor

Cicero, NY- Today, New York Senate Republican Leader Rob Ortt stood alongside Congressman Lee Zeldin at the annual Onondaga Republican County Clambake to announce his endorsement as candidate for New York State Governor 2022.

Senator Rob Ortt announced, “To save our state, we need new leadership in Albany. That is why I am proud to endorse Lee Zeldin to be New York’s next Governor. Like me, Lee volunteered to serve his country by joining the US Army. He has a proven record fighting for New Yorkers and our country. Now more than ever, New York needs a battle-tested leader like Lee Zeldin who will fight to lower taxes, restore public safety, and meet the everyday challenges facing families and communities across New York.”

Leader Ortt knows so well why one-party rule must end in Albany. He fights day in and day out to exceptionally represent hard working everyday New Yorkers in a city that is leaving so many people behind. Leader Ortt knows we must end the attacks on our freedoms, wallets and safety, and Save Our State. That's why he's all in on Team Zeldin. Together with Leader Ortt, I look forward to restoring a desperately needed balance of power to Albany in 2022,” stated Congressman Lee Zeldin candidate for Governor.

At the annual Onondaga County Clambake Leader Rob Ortt and Congressman Lee Zeldin gathered with supporters to discuss taking back the Executive Chamber.

While Andrew Cuomo has finally resigned in disgrace, the corrupt culture he fostered is alive and well in our State Capitol. To turn New York around, we need a Governor who will reject Albany’s pro-criminal policies, fight for families and jobs, and make our state more affordable. I look forward to working with our next Governor Lee Zeldin to save our state,” closed Rob Ortt.

Congressman Lee Zeldin currently represents New York’s 1st Congressional District. Congressman Zeldin served active duty in the US Army from 2003-07, during which time he deployed to Iraq with an infantry battalion of fellow paratroopers in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, and followed by continued service in the Army Reserve. He previously served as State Senator for New York’s 3rd District from 2011-14. Senator Rob Ortt is currently the Senate Republican Leader. Leader Ortt enlisted in N.Y. Army National Guard in October 2001 in direct response to the attacks of September 11, 2001. He is a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. His mission was to serve as a combat mentor and advisor to the Afghan National Police in Kandahar City.


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