- The superior Nixon and one of the better left-wing celeb activists has been rumored as a challenger to Cuomo for some time, and has previously not refuted it, saying "I have heard those rumors. I've heard them. I've read them." She's also recently advocated for more and better Democrats to run for office this year.
- Reports today say that she's close to launching a progressive challenge to Gov. Cuomo. No word on Sarah Jessica Parker's reaction.
- Nixon has been a longtime public education activist, having been arrested for protesting public school budget cuts in 2002 (her wife also used to be director of the Alliance for Quality Education), and has previously campaigned for same-sex marriage and reproductive rights.