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Jumaane Williams on his run for New York State Governor

Jumaane Williams appears on "Connections with Evan Dawson" on Wednesday, March 2, 2022.
Megan Mack
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WXXI News
Jumaane Williams appears on "Connections with Evan Dawson" on Wednesday, March 2, 2022.
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New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams is a Democrat running for New York State Governor. He's a former member of New York City Council who ran against current Governor Kathy Hochul for Lt. Governor in 2018. Williams describes himself as a Democratic socialist and is offering himself as a challenge to Hochul on the left. He is in Rochester this week to kick off a statewide petitioning campaign to get him on the primary ballot.

We talk with him and his running mate, Ana María Archila, about their platform and priorities for office. Our guests:

And if you want to hear more from Williams, see Gino Fanelli's interview for our partner publication, CITY News.

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
Emmarae Stein is the production assistant for "Connections with Evan Dawson."