Cynthia Nixon faced a tough setback in her race for the Governor of New York. The Sex and the City star failed to win the 25% of the votes required to earn her a spot on the primaryN ballot. Her opponent, fellow Democrat Andrew Cuomo, won more than 95% of the vote, securing his spot as the incumbent.
Despite the loss, Nixon isn’t giving up easily. She said she will seek to gather thousands of petition signatures across the state in order to get on the ballot for Governor.
Even though she knew that she didn’t receive enough votes, Nixon headed Albany for the state Democratic convention.
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“I’m here because I think it’s important that at a Democratic convention there be at least one Democrat running for governor,” she said, making a jab at Cuomo who did not attend.
“I’m not a protest candidate.