It is now officially confirmed that 51-year-old actress Cynthia Nixon will be competing for the governor’s seat of New York. It looks like the Governor elections of New York will be a hard-fought race. She will be challenging the present governor Andrew. M. Cuomo.
Cynthia is an educational activist who has never stood for any elections in her career. This is her first bid for an elected office and that too for the post of a Governor. She is looking to dethrone two-term incumbent from his post. Cuomo has so far collected $30 million as election campaign cash.
It is going to be really tough for Cynthia with no background knowledge of elections and campaigning to upset the applecart of Cuomo. She has announced her candidacy on Twitter and also posted a video. The video shows her saying that the NY state is the most unequal one in the entire country. Her video became an instant hit online.
Cynthia shot to fame for her work in the “Sex and the City” franchise. She is looking to use her star power to usher in the votes. She has the uncanny knack of attracting the attention of the media. She will be using the media power through her campaign to get her words across to the voters.