Cardi B calls for fans to vote for Cynthia Nixon in New York primary elections

The Bronx native also endorsed Jumaane Williams for Lieutenant Governor.

September 13, 2018

New York's primary election was underway on Thursday when a late-breaking endorsement from Cardi B came into play. The democratic gubernatorial race is between incumbent Andrew Cuomo, who is seeking reelection for a third term, and the progressive newcomer and former Sex In The City actress Cynthia Nixon, who won Cardi's allegiance.

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On Thursday afternoon, Cardi B publicly endorsed Nixon, urging fans to go out and vote for her via Instagram. "Polls close around 8PM. NEW YORKERS VOTE NOW!!!!! #Cynthia," Cardi wrote, along with a photo of Nixon. She also tagged #jumaane for Lieutenant Governor candidate Jumaane Williams.

On Wednesday night, Nicki Minaj endorsed current Governor Andrew Cuomo on Twitter.

View Cardi's post above.

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Cardi B calls for fans to vote for Cynthia Nixon in New York primary elections