Two days ago, actress Cynthia Nixon announced her intention to run as a Democrat against two-term incumbent candidate Andrew Cuomo. She will be running for governor of New York on a platform of improving subways, funding public schools, ending mass incarceration, and affordable housing. Tonight, she's hosting an official launch party at the Stonewall Inn in Manhattan from 6-9 PM.
Calling all qualified and unqualified lesbians and everyone who wants funded schools, affordable housing & working… https://t.co/XvyairygAm — Cynthia Nixon (@Cynthia Nixon)1521596461.0
She tweeted about the event, jokingly referencing criticism she received from former City Council speaker Christine Quinn, who called her an "unqualified lesbian."
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Nixon was born and raised in New York and, as her campaign ad makes clear, she is a public school graduate and parent there. She also played Miranda on famous New York-based show Sex and the City.
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