While it is no big secret that the "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon is running for governor of NY.
The former "Sex and the City" star received more than 90 percent of party members' votes at their annual committee meeting.
The endorsement also means that Nixon will be on the November general election ballot even if she does not win the democratic nomination. Some WFP leaders left the group in apparent solidarity with Cuomo, highlighting a growing rift within the state's Democratic Party.
Labor unions allied with Cuomo said Friday they would withdraw from the Working Families Party.
"Today, the Working Families Party voted to endorse two visionary candidates who will transform NY into a progressive leader and put the power back into the hands of the people, not just a wealthy few".Читайте также: Google introduces 'Confidential Mode' in its new Gmail design
Nixon is mounting a progressive challenge against Cuomo.
The party describes itself as the state's progressive political party.
New Yorkers won't have any problem lighting up if Miranda gets her way. There were also published reports that said the governor urged the unions to withdraw funding from community groups within the Working Families Party.
NYPAN co-chair Traci Strickland stated: "Cynthia Nixon, who, unlike the incumbent, is not an ambitious career politician, is not deterred by Cuomo's horde of millions of campaign dollars collected nearly exclusively from the 1% of corporate polluters, hedge fund billionaires, real estate speculators and other rich special interests".
Cuomo campaign spokeswoman Abbey Fashouer says the governor's "record of progressive accomplishment is unmatched".При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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