Primary Day: Voters Head To Polls Across New York State

Primary Day: Voters Head To Polls Across New York State

Nixon, who has never held office, has said Cuomo's experience has not translated to good governance, Cuomo has said she is inexperienced and naive about the practicalities of ny politics.

Approved and paid for by the New York State Democratic Committee, the mailer accused Nixon of remaining "silent on the rise of anti-Semitism", and supporting BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions), a worldwide movement to boycott Israeli goods and cultural exports.

Cynthia Nixon may call herself a "progressive" candidate running for NY governor, but it's her radical bagel order that's raising a few eyebrows. Along with fellow rapper Despot, El-P is an investor in the well-reviewed New York Jewish deli Frankel's, which is helmed by a sibling duo that includes Alex Frankel of the DFA act Holy Ghost!.

Polls show that race to be close, and it's conceivable that any of the three could win.

Yet she heads into Thursday's vote trailing Cuomo in every single demographic group, the governor leading 63-22 percent, up from 60-29 percent in late July, according to the latest poll from Siena College.

'I wanted to vote Nixon, but sadly, i don't believe she would know what the heck to do, ' explained the Trainwreck actress.

Ms. Teachout, who is campaigning while eight months pregnant and ran against Mr. Cuomo in the 2014 governor's primary, has scored endorsements from independent Vermont Sen. While a Nixon victory appears very unlikely, last-minute controversies surrounding the opening of the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge and a mailer to Jewish voters suggesting Nixon is anti-Semitic could haunt Cuomo and show that he is not without his own vulnerabilities.

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Nixon dived into the race last March, but in the final home-stretch, the fight has been dirty.

"I didn't know about the mailer; I heard about the mailer, I haven't seen the mailer", Cuomo said at a press conference on Sunday.

"He is going hard, but I think what that shows is that he is actually scared because he understands that we've got a real hunger for progressive change in NY state and he doesn't have a record to run on", Ms. Nixon said Wednesday on the "Breakfast Club" radio show. Because of that, law professor and Israel advocate Alan Dershowitz tweeted to voters to "not support her bigotry".

Cynthia Nixon's Zabar's order raises eyebrows: Cinnamon raisin bagel with lox, capers, and cream cheese.

While he seldom mentions her name, Cuomo has taken her seriously as a political threat.

But winning state-wide is tough, especially for a first-timer up against the well-oiled and well-funded machinery of a sitting governor. In response to criticism that that money is not going to the students who need it most, in 2018 he push for new requirement for districts to disclose how much funding goes to each school. "A lot of people would be surprised if she did pull it off".

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