Cynthia Nixon thanked her supporters after she was defeated by Governor Andrew Cuomo within the New York Main.
“Whereas the consequence tonight wasn’t what we had hoped for, I’m not discouraged. I’m impressed. I hope you’re too. Now we have basically modified the political panorama on this state,” the 52-year-old former Intercourse and the Metropolis star started in a sequence of tweets after the polls closed on Thursday, September 13. “This isn’t only a symbolic victory. This marketing campaign pressured the Governor to make concrete commitments that can change the lives of individuals throughout this state.”
“As progressives and New Yorkers, now we have to carry the governor accountable for the commitments he’s made during the last 6 months,” Nixon, who introduced her resolution to run in March, continued. “However these are actual victories. Some folks have known as this #TheCynthiaEffect. I name it what occurs once we maintain our leaders accountable.”
After calling out Cuomo to carry him “accountable for the commitments he’s made” in the course of the race, Nixon concluded: “Thanks all for believing and combating and leaving all of it on the sphere. We began one thing right here in New York, and it doesn’t finish as we speak. That is just the start. And I do know that collectively, we are going to win this battle.”
Nixon’s loss comes after a number of celebrities despatched their assist for the actress’ marketing campaign. Debra Messing was one of many first stars to face by Nixon following the outcomes.
“Congratulations Cynthia! You’ve got pressured Cuomo to do what he ought to have carried out years in the past,” the Will & Grace star tweeted on Thursday night. “You’ve got elevated the standard of New Yorkers lives, and that is just the start. You’re a Pressure of Nature. You had my vote and can once more it doesn’t matter what you select to pursue.”
“The most effective emotions on this planet. Very proud to see my pricey pal Cynthia Nixon’s title on the poll,” Parker captioned a photograph of her voting sticker on Instagram. Polls open right here within the nice state of NY til 9p. X, SJ.”
Cardi shared an image of Nixon and Lieutenant governor Jumaane Williams with the caption: “Polls shut round 8PM .NEW YORKERS VOTE NOW !!!!!! #cynthia#jumaane.”
“We voted. And we voted for @cynthiaenixon couldn’t assist it,” Schumer wrote alongside a selfie of herself strolling her canine sporting her voting sticker. “And for @zephyrteachout and @jumaane.williamsvoted with my coronary heart because of the ladies who took their time to speak to me about it. When somebody disagrees with you be affected person and have a dialog. It’s most efficient.”