Cynthia Nixon

Actress Cynthia Nixon speaks at a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., at the Whittemore Center Arena at the University of New Hampshire, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Durham, N.H.
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Actor and 2018 candidate for governor Cynthia Nixon, was among advocates for single payer health care who rallied at the State Capitol on Monday. They urged lawmakers to approve the New York Health Act before the session ends.

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A new Siena College poll finds Governor Cuomo far ahead of his challengers in his quest for a third term in office. But the survey also shows that a failed primary challenger is still taking points away from the governor’s lead.

J. Conrad Williams Jr. / Newsday via AP

Thursday is primary day in New York, and the hottest race is between Democratic incumbent governor Andrew Cuomo and challenger, actor and education advocate, Cynthia Nixon.

Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Cuomo had been gaining momentum in the days leading up to the September 13th Democratic primary for governor, but two controversial incidents over the weekend could set the governor back in his race against challenger Cynthia Nixon.

J. Conrad Williams Jr. / Newsday via AP

Governor Andrew Cuomo and his democratic primary challenger Cynthia Nixon squared off in the only debate before the September 13 election in a testy and contentious hour-long discussion broadcast by CBS2 in New York City from Hofstra University on Long Island. 

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