Meanwhile, the New York Post reported on Tuesday that a Cuomo campaign official had pitched a story to a reporter at the newspaper about Nixon's opposition to Israeli settlements and her support of the BDS movement against Israel a day before the mailer was delivered.
The stakes are high for Mr. Cuomo even if he wins, according to Jeanne Zaino, professor of political science at Iona College in NY. That sparked outrage from foodies who wouldn't dare upset the savory balance of a traditional bagel and schmear, especially when paired with lox, onions, capers and tomato as Nixon requested.
"The key for the governor is making sure that on a Thursday primary, a day that voters are not necessarily used to voting, that he gets his supporters to the polls", Siena pollster Steven Greenberg said in a telephone interview.
Nevertheless, a former state Democratic Party chair said based on her experience there was "no way" the mailer was sent out without the "explicit consent" of Cuomo or his senior staff. Party Director Geoff Berman later said the mailer was a mistake, and Cuomo's spokeswoman acknowledged that two former aides volunteering on the campaign were behind the piece. She's called Cuomo a bully and says she represents a wave of liberals eager to take a greater role in American politics.
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"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. Cuomo maintains a 40 point lead over his challenger, according to the latest polling. They might not think she can win, but a vote for her might convince be a warning to Cuomo to clean up his act. Dealing with state corruption was the only issue that likely Democratic primary voters saw Nixon doing a better job on than Cuomo in the September 10 Siena poll, 42-39 percent.
Polls in New York City are open 6 a.m.to 9 p.m. Cuomo came into office eight years ago promising to reform the state government.
There are also multiple people hoping to get your support in primaries for attorney general, lieutenant governor, and several town ballot races as well.
But the perception that James was too close to Cuomo created an opening for Teachout, who ran unsuccessfully for governor in 2014 and for Congress in 2016.