Syracuse, New York – The New York State Independence Party today announced its endorsement of Congressman John Katko in his campaign for re-election to serve as Representative for New York’s 24th Congressional District.

The endorsement recognize’s Katko’s longstanding commitment to working across party lines to deliver results for Central New York.

“Congressman Katko is a proven independent leader.  During his time in Congress, he has looked for every opportunity to work across the aisle to stand up for Central New Yorkers,” said Frank MacKay, Chairman of the New York State Independence Party. “From creating economic opportunities, to fighting the heroin epidemic, to addressing high water levels, Congressman Katko has a strong independent record and we need his continued leadership in Washington.”

“I’m grateful to have once again earned the support of the New York State Independence Party,” said Congressman Katko.  “I’m proud to be consistently ranked one of the most independent and effective lawmakers in Congress, and believe that doing so has provided a unique ability to break through gridlock and advocate for the issues important to our community.”

MacKay concluded, “At a time when we’re seeing the far left and far right dominate politics, Central New Yorkers are fortunate to have a Congressman who puts aside partisan politics to achieve results.  The Independence Party is proud to once again stand with John Katko in 2020.”