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Salsa Legend Endorses Astorino For NY Governor

Courtesy of Willie Colón's blog

A salsa legend is endorsing Republican Rob Astorino for New York governor.

Salsa icon and Democrat Willie Colón says he will vote for Republican Rob Astorino, who is fluent in Spanish, and Colón urging Latinos to become a swing vote. He says the Latino vote is considered a sure thing for Democrats because Democrats know Latinos will not flip to the other candidate, something, Colón says, that can change. He says Latinos have to vote smarter, and for a candidate who meets their needs. Meanwhile, another poll gives Governor Andrew Cuomo a commanding lead over Westchester County Executive Astorino. The Siena College survey released Friday shows Cuomo with 56 percent of the vote compared to 27 percent for Astorino, and 7 percent for Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins. Polls have consistently shown Cuomo well ahead in his bid for a second term.

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