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.
The former tech executive made the announcement in a video posted on Twitter on Wednesday.
I moved to New York City 25 years ago. I came of age, fell in love, and became a father here. Seeing our City in so much pain breaks my heart.
— Andrew Yang🧢🗽🇺🇸 (@AndrewYang) January 14, 2021
“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.”
Yang will officially kick off his campaign at an event planned for Thursday morning.
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