Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang formally jumped into the race to be New York Metropolis’s subsequent mayor in a marketing campaign video launched Wednesday, becoming a member of a crowded area of candidates vying to steer the nation’s largest metropolis.
Fellow candidates embrace former Citigroup govt Raymond McGuire; Shaun Donovan, OMB director underneath President Obama; former Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams; Scott Stringer, a former metropolis comptroller; and New College professor Maya Wiley, a frequent cable-news authorized commentator. Invoice de Blasio is unable to run for re-election due to a time period restrict.
Yang, a Democrat, travels round New York Metropolis within the video, which was directed by Brooklyn-born filmmaker Darren Aronofsky. He outlines proposals for town to take again management of its subway, which is presently operated by the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority. And he requires the creation of a citywide common primary revenue, which was a cornerstone of his unsuccessful presidential marketing campaign. In this system he envisions, half 1,000,000 New Yorkers would obtain $2,000 to $5,000 a 12 months, in response to the marketing campaign.