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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo shakes hand with Cynthia Nixon prior to the Democratic gubernatorial primary debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York August 29, 2018. Craig Ruttle/Pool via REUTERS

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo shakes hand with Cynthia Nixon prior to the Democratic gubernatorial primary debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York August 29, 2018. Craig Ruttle/Pool via REUTERS

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo shakes hand with Cynthia Nixon prior to the Democratic gubernatorial primary debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York August 29, 2018. Craig Ruttle/Pool via REUTERS
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Cynthia Nixon speaks to a fellow passenger on the 4 train in Brooklyn, New York City, June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Cynthia Nixon speaks to a fellow passenger on the 4 train in Brooklyn, New York City, June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Cynthia Nixon speaks to a fellow passenger on the 4 train in Brooklyn, New York City, June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney
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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo speaks at the Democratic gubernatorial primary debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York August 29, 2018. Craig Ruttle/Pool via REUTERS

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo speaks at the Democratic gubernatorial primary debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York August 29, 2018. Craig Ruttle/Pool via REUTERS

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo speaks at the Democratic gubernatorial primary debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York August 29, 2018. Craig Ruttle/Pool via REUTERS
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Cynthia Nixon speaks during a campaign event on Wall St. in New York City, August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Cynthia Nixon speaks during a campaign event on Wall St. in New York City, August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Cynthia Nixon speaks during a campaign event on Wall St. in New York City, August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Governor Andrew Cuomo talks to reporters as Joseph Lhota (L), Chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, looks on, inside the 207th Street Overhaul Shop where subway cars are refurbished, in Manhattan, New York, April 6, 2018. REUTERS/Hilary Russ

Governor Andrew Cuomo talks to reporters as Joseph Lhota (L), Chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, looks on, inside the 207th Street Overhaul Shop where subway cars are refurbished, in Manhattan, New York, April 6, 2018....more

Governor Andrew Cuomo talks to reporters as Joseph Lhota (L), Chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, looks on, inside the 207th Street Overhaul Shop where subway cars are refurbished, in Manhattan, New York, April 6, 2018. REUTERS/Hilary Russ
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Cynthia Nixon shakes hands with spectators at the annual Pride Parade in New York City, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Cynthia Nixon shakes hands with spectators at the annual Pride Parade in New York City, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Cynthia Nixon shakes hands with spectators at the annual Pride Parade in New York City, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney
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Governor Andrew Cuomo attends the annual Pride Parade in New York City, New York, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Governor Andrew Cuomo attends the annual Pride Parade in New York City, New York, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Governor Andrew Cuomo attends the annual Pride Parade in New York City, New York, June 24, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney
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Cynthia Nixon enters the subway turnstile in New York City, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Cynthia Nixon enters the subway turnstile in New York City, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Cynthia Nixon enters the subway turnstile in New York City, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney
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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo speaks at the Democratic gubernatorial primary debate with Cynthia Nixon at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York August 29, 2018. Craig Ruttle/Pool via REUTERS

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo speaks at the Democratic gubernatorial primary debate with Cynthia Nixon at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York August 29, 2018. Craig Ruttle/Pool via REUTERS

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo speaks at the Democratic gubernatorial primary debate with Cynthia Nixon at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York August 29, 2018. Craig Ruttle/Pool via REUTERS
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Cynthia Nixon comforts a crying supporter at a campaign event in the Union Square subway station, New York City, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Cynthia Nixon comforts a crying supporter at a campaign event in the Union Square subway station, New York City, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Cynthia Nixon comforts a crying supporter at a campaign event in the Union Square subway station, New York City, June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney
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Cynthia Nixon speaks after receiving an endorsement from city councilman Antonio Reynoso in front of Junior High School 50 in Brooklyn, New York City, July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Cynthia Nixon speaks after receiving an endorsement from city councilman Antonio Reynoso in front of Junior High School 50 in Brooklyn, New York City, July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Cynthia Nixon speaks after receiving an endorsement from city councilman Antonio Reynoso in front of Junior High School 50 in Brooklyn, New York City, July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney
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Cynthia Nixon walks on Wall St. following a campaign event in New York City, August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Cynthia Nixon walks on Wall St. following a campaign event in New York City, August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Cynthia Nixon walks on Wall St. following a campaign event in New York City, August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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Cynthia Nixon speaks at the Democratic gubernatorial primary debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York August 29, 2018. Craig Ruttle/Pool via REUTERS

Cynthia Nixon speaks at the Democratic gubernatorial primary debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York August 29, 2018. Craig Ruttle/Pool via REUTERS

Cynthia Nixon speaks at the Democratic gubernatorial primary debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York August 29, 2018. Craig Ruttle/Pool via REUTERS
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Cynthia Nixon speaks to students about police presence in schools at the offices of the activist group Make the Road in Brooklyn, New York City, June 7, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Cynthia Nixon speaks to students about police presence in schools at the offices of the activist group Make the Road in Brooklyn, New York City, June 7, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Cynthia Nixon speaks to students about police presence in schools at the offices of the activist group Make the Road in Brooklyn, New York City, June 7, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney
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Cynthia Nixon greets Muslim people at Bensonhurst Park to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr in Brooklyn, New York, June 15, 2018. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar

Cynthia Nixon greets Muslim people at Bensonhurst Park to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr in Brooklyn, New York, June 15, 2018. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar

Cynthia Nixon greets Muslim people at Bensonhurst Park to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr in Brooklyn, New York, June 15, 2018. REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar
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Cynthia Nixon campaigns in the Borough Hall subway station in Brooklyn, New York City, June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Cynthia Nixon campaigns in the Borough Hall subway station in Brooklyn, New York City, June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney

Cynthia Nixon campaigns in the Borough Hall subway station in Brooklyn, New York City, June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Penney
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Cynthia Nixon rides the subway following a campaign event in Brooklyn, New York, June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Cynthia Nixon rides the subway following a campaign event in Brooklyn, New York, June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Cynthia Nixon rides the subway following a campaign event in Brooklyn, New York, June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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