AOC endorses candidates for City Council. Sort of.


US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Saturday backed 60 candidates for City Council, including 19 in Brooklyn, but in some of the races where her support could matter most, her stamp of approval is functionally useless.

That’s because, in Council Districts 33, 35, and 39, Ocasio-Cortez listed multiple candidates without ranking them, meaning no hopeful could say they, alone were backed by the prominent progressive pol.