Long Sticking It To Minarik

Conservative Party Chairman Michael Long announced today that his Party will preempt the Republican Party by holding its state convention to choose its Senate and Gubernatorial nominees on May 23rd in the Big Apple, one week before the May 31st GOP Convention begins on Long Island.

While Long and Minarik agree on backing John Spencer for US Senate, they disagree on the Governorship. Long has long favored John Faso while Minarik is backing Bill Weld.

This is particularly newsworthy because since 1974 no Republican has won a statewide New York race without the backing of the Conservative Party.

Stay tuned, as the world turns... the AP has more on the story here.