Cuomo received the endorsement at the party's convention Saturday in Albany following a floor fight from liberals unhappy with Cuomo's support for business-friendly tax cuts and charter schools.
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Before the vote, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio urged delegates to support Cuomo. And the governor addressed delegates by phone, promising to push liberal priorities and to work to return the state Senate to Democratic control.
Cuomo faces Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino in the fall election.