Actress Cynthia Nixon confirms she will run for governor of NY

Danny Woods
March 20, 2018

A recent Siena College Research Institute poll found that Cuomo is overwhelmingly favored by Democrats over Nixon by 66 to 19 percent.

"One of the effects of Trump's election is people being much more aware of Cuomo's work to keep Republicans in control of the Senate, and we have corruption scandals, year after year, that come back to the governor", said Teachout, who ran unsuccessfully for Congress in 2016.

In a January op-ed for CNN, Nixon wrote: "If we've learned anything during this first year of the Trump presidency, it's that the cavalry isn't coming to save us".

Nixon potentially entering the race has drawn the most recent intrigue because of her celebrity and her close alliance with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, a Cuomo foe. "I'm a proud public school graduate and a prouder public school parent", she says as she'sseen walking her son to school.

"I was given chances I just don't see for most of New York's kids today", Nixon continues.

Today, those people who wanted to be Mirandas should be proud because she's made a decision to run for governor of NY and she wants to change her favourite city!. "Normally name recognition is relevant when it has some connection to the endeavour".

But in taking on Cuomo, a Democrat, Nixon faces a tough primary against a two-term governor with nearly universal name recognition in the state and a $30 million war chest.

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The poll was conducted March 11-16 tov772 NY registered voters.

Ms Nixon is aligned with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, a Democrat who is politically to the left of Mr Cuomo. The margin of error is plus-minus 4.0 percentage points.

Despite the stardom brought by her role alongside Sarah Jessica Parker and Kim Cattrall on the wildly successful television comedy "Sex and the City", which aired on HBO from 1998-2004 and spawned two spin-off movies, the actress lags far behind in the polls.

The "Sex and the City" star will challenge Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the state's Democratic primary in September.

During her appearance on The View past year, she accused the Governor - who is seeking a third term in office - of "shortchanging the children of NY".

Nixon won't be the only celebrity candidate on the NY ballot. They also favor Cuomo over state Sen.

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