Nixon, who received more than 90 percent of the vote at the ultra-progressive party's state committee meeting, is now guaranteed a spot on the ballot in November, though the former Sex in the City actress didn't commit to remaining on the party's ballot line if she loses the Democratic primary against current governor Andrew Cuomo. Though technically a separate party, it tends to endorse and support progressive candidates from the major parties.
The small but influential Working Families Party endorsed Cuomo in 2010 and 2014.
"The last eight years under Andrew Cuomo have been an exercise in living with disappointment, dysfunction, and dishonesty", said Nixon.
Campaign spokeswoman Abbey Fashouer adds "the schism between the progressive unions who founded the WFP and some of its member organizations is unfortunate, but in that divide the governor stands with the unions who have left the WFP and no longer feel it represents the interests of middle- and working-class New Yorkers".
Since announcing her candidacy in March, Nixon has attacked Cuomo for his close ties to wealthy corporate donors and for allowing the state legislature to be controlled by Republicans and Democrats who caucus with them. It's possible that pressure from progressives and people like Nixon are convincing him to possibly evolve on the issue. NY state does have a medical marijuana program, though it is extremely restrictive. There were also published reports that said the governor urged the unions to withdraw funding from community groups within the Working Families Party.
"I will win the Democratic primary", Nixon told reporters after the vote.
Beyonce made history last night, by becoming the first black woman to headline the Coachella music festival in California . The 36 year old was also joined onstage by Michelle Williams and Kelly Rowland for a Destiny's Child reunion.
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As long as Southampton doesn't win the FA Cup, seventh place will earn Arsenal a Europa League qualifying spot. Matt Ritchie scored the victor as the Magpies went past the 40-point mark, 13 clear of the relegation zone.
Vettel dropped behind after colliding with Verstappen at turn 14 before the end of the race, which dropped him down the order. It isn't going my way at the minute so I'll go away and analyse this and hopefully come back stronger.
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Saina wins first game in gold medal match
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Ambedkar statue vandalised in Greater Noida
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South Africans De Villiers, De Kock star for RCB
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