Comptroller Stringer snags Bowman endorsement for NYC mayor

Congressional candidate-elect Jamaal Bowman (D-N.Y.) endorsed Comptroller Scott Stringer for mayor Friday, adding another boost to Stringer’s progressive bona fides in what promises to be a chaotic contest for City Hall next year.

Bowman, a middle school principal who defeated longtime incumbent Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) in this summer’s primary, appeared with Stringer in Co-op City to make the announcement and attempted to draw a contrast between the comptroller and Mayor de Blasio on education.

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