Liu Gets the Working Families Party

The Working Families Party has endorsed City Comptroller candidate John Liu, citing the “coalition” he’s put together and his advocacy for “living wages jobs, affordable housing, and responsible contracting.”
It’s a major coup for Liu, who came into the race months after his opponents, Melinda Katz, David Yassky and David Weprin.
According to a source familiar with the party’s vote tonight, Liu got 65 votes, Katz got 18, Yassky got 2 and Weprin got none.
Liu, it shouuld be noted, donated $10,000 to the party, as did Bill de Blasio, who is running for Public Advocate and has also been endorsed by the WFP.
Here is their official statement:
WORKING FAMILIES PARTY ENDORSES COUNCILMEMBER JOHN LIU FOR COMPTROLLER
New York – The Working Families Party today announced the endorsement of
Councilmember John Liu for New York City Comptroller following a vote by the
party’s New York City Coordinating Council.

Liu Gets the Working Families Party