Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday was endorsed by elected officials of Dominican heritage ahead of the governor’s appearance marching in the Dominican Day Parade in New York City.

Cuomo was given the endorsement nods of Rep. Adriano Espaillat, Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa, Assemblyman Victor Pichardo and Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez. Cuomo was also endorsed by district leaders Manny De Los Santos and Maria Luna.

Governor Cuomo has a proven track record of progressive achievement,” Espaillat said in a statement.

“He has made New York a national leader by fighting tooth and nail against Trump’s family separation policy, creating the Liberty Defense Project, launching the first-of-its-kind Excelsior Scholarship and making record investments in our public schools. He continues to be our strongest ally at a time when attacks on immigrant families and all New Yorkers are coming daily from this ultra-conservative President and his administration. Now more than ever, we need proven progressive leaders and I am proud to endorse Governor Cuomo to continue to lead the fight in New York.”

Cuomo is seeking a third term this year. He faces Cynthia Nixon in a Democratic primary on Sept. 13.