'Sex and the City' actress Cynthia Nixon announced run for New York governor

NEW YORK -- Actress Cynthia Nixon, best-known for her role on the TV series 'Sex and the City', wants to be governor of New York.

Nixon tweeted a video ad announcing she is challenging Governor Andrew Cuomo in the state's Democratic primary.

In the video, Nixon talked about inequality and health care.

She said, "I love New York and I have never wanted to live anywhere else."

This will be Nixon's first run for elected office. New York's primary takes place in September.

Cuomo declined to comment.
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