Utica, NY (WIBX) - Utica mayoral candidate Robert Cardillo has picked up a third endorsement.

The Independence Party is backing Cardillo, who also has the support of the Republican and Conservative Parties.

Also, the Independence Party is supporting Tim Julian, who is also the endorsed Republican candidate in his bid for council president.

Oneida County Indepence Party Chairman John Dote says the endorsements come from the party's state executive screening committee.

He says endorsements for city council seats and Oneida County legislative seats have yet to be decided.