Nixon has never officially supported BDS, but in 2010 signed a letter with a 150 other USA actors, directors and artists voicing her support for Israeli actors who refused to perform in the Jewish state's controversial settlements in the West Bank.
Nixon, a longtime activist and a former star of "Sex and the City", has hammered Cuomo over New York City's beleaguered subways and failures to address income inequality and corruption. Though she's always been an activist for her favored causes of education and same-sex marriage, running for office is new to her.
Cuomo has the nomination of the Independence Party and the Women's Equality Party, while Nixon has been nominated by the Working Families Party - though she has said she will seek to remove her name if she doesn't beat Cuomo in the Democratic primary. But the span did not open as planned, as engineers said the old bridge could collapse and endanger the new one.
Cuomo, who four years ago won by an unexpectedly small margin over another challenger from the left, has moved to the left on several issues - backing the legalization of marijuana and signing an order to restore the voting rights of paroled felons.
Gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon is not the only celebrity with eyebrow-raising food tastes. They are seeking the Democratic nomination to be New York's attorney general.
One of those candidates is Jumaane Williams, a member of the New York City Council who is challenging Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul from the left. "The governor holds a lot more responsibility over the trains than he wants to admit", said Morgan Hargrove.
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The race for attorney general also could leave Mr. Cuomo smarting.
That puts her in the company of her cousin, Sen. It also states that Nixon is "against funding for yeshivas", supports "BDS, the racist, xenophobic campaign to boycott Israel" and has been "silent on the rise of anti-Semitism". Leecia Eve, a former Cuomo aide, was in fourth.
The nominating contest is the latest test for candidates from the party's energized left wing as Democrats seek to regain control of the U.S. Congress and bolster their ranks in state governments across the country in November 6 elections.
"But no matter what happens, Donald Trump will have a headache", he said.
The victor takes on Republican Keith Wofford in the general election.
Earlier this campaign season, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley both upset long-serving Democratic incumbent congressmen in nominating races in NY and MA, promising more vigorous liberal policies and highlighting their opposition to Republican President Donald Trump.