By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It appears a high-profile former presidential candidate is ready to run for mayor of New York City.

Andrew Yang filed paperwork with the city’s campaign finance board Wednesday.

Yang ran as a Democrat in the 2020 presidential primary.

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A growing number of candidates have already announced a run for the 2021 race to replace two-term mayor Bill de Blasio.

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