An aide for Cynthia Nixon, the Democrat working within the New York gubernatorial main towards Governor Andrew Cuomo, reportedly requested to manage the temperature of the room during which the 2 candidates are scheduled to debate this week, citing sexism.
Nixon and Cuomo are set to debate Wednesday evening at Hofstra College in Lengthy Island, to be moderated and aired by WCBS-TV.
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The information station, in response to The New York Occasions, acquired an e mail from Nixon’s crew final week requesting that the station preserve the controversy room’s temperature at 76 levels.
Cuomo likes to work in cool situations, The Occasions reported in 2011, following the governor’s inauguration.
Rebecca Katz, a strategist for Nixon, reportedly advised the native CBS station that working situations are “notoriously sexist in relation to room temperature, so we simply need to be sure we’re all on the identical web page right here.”
Katz advised the newspaper that as of Tuesday, she had not but heard from WCBS, which declined to remark to The Occasions.
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A current Sienna School ballot discovered that Cuomo is forward of Nixon, with a 60 to 29 % lead. The first is about for Sept. 13.