Cynthia Nixon announces candidacy for NY governor

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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!.

Nixon also attacks Cuomo for "a string of indictments for corruption, his failure to fix the New York City subway, and his support for a backroom deal which handed Republicans control of the state Senate, resulting in the failure of numerous pieces of progressive legislation", in her release announcing her candidacy.

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.

Nixon made the announcement Monday afternoon in a video shared on her Twitter account.

Ms Nixon starred in the HBO television series from 1998 to 2004 about four women in New York City, playing the part of attorney Miranda Hobbes. Truth is, Nixon will become a national heroine to many progressives if she simply succeeds in sidetracking Cuomo from the 2020 presidential run he is clearly contemplating. "We want our government to work again, on health care, ending mass incarceration, fixing our broken subway".

The Siena College Research Institute poll found Cuomo leading his two Republican opponents by about 2-1 while Cuomo he also has a sizable lead over Nixon in a potential Democratic primary.

After months of considering a primary challenge to Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo, she consulted with strategists Bill Hyers and Rebecca Katz earlier this month. "I've never lived anywhere else", Nixon says in narration to the video that opens with shots of her and her family. John DeFrancisco of Syracuse and Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, the two Republicans who have announced their challenges to Cuomo. "I think there are a lot of people who would like me to run for a variety of reasons". But Nixon remains a left-field candidate with Cuomo very much the favored contender ahead of the Democratic Party primary on September 13.

De Blasio told reporters he wouldn't go into "private conversations with a friend", but said that "whatever she does, it's her own choice".

He added that while Cuomo has sparred with some of the progressive leadership in NY, he still polls high among self-identified liberal voters.

The poll was conducted March 11-16 via telephone calls done in English of 772 registered voters; it has a margin of error of 4 percent.

The mother-of-three also shared a brief video in which she talked about growing up in NY.

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