NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is running for office again.

This time, he’s entering the race for New York City mayor.

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The former tech executive made the announcement in a video posted on Twitter on Wednesday.

“New York City has been my home for 25 years … I’m running for mayor for my two boys, for you and for every New Yorker,” Yang says. “Let’s fight for a future New York City that we can all be proud of.”

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Yang will officially kick off his campaign at an event planned for Thursday morning.

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