Cynthia Nixon NY Gubernatorial Candidate Campaign Fundraising Party

location_onDos Caminos, New York, New York

The line to get into the event is wrapped around the block, 13 minutes into the start of it.

Tonights fundraiser for New York Gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon features special guests Tituss Burgess, Phoebe Robinson, Taylor Schilling, Ally Sheedy, and more to be announced with an introduction by Karamo Brown. Hosted by: Amit Bagga, Kristin Davis, Lea DeLaria, Lena Dunham, Patricia Field, Sarah Sophie Flicker, Lauri Freedman, Emily Gerson Saines, Jonathan Grace, Mandy Greenfield, Susanna Howe, Leah Hunt-Hendrix, Emma Kerins, Cindi Leive, Stacy London, Alyssa Mastromonaco, Paola Mendoza, Debbie Millman, Alysia Reiner, Deb Sagner, Aminatou Sow, Nelini Stamp, Christine Vachon, Jonathan Van Ness, Edgar Villanueva, Cleo Wade, Marc Weiss, Ariel Wengroff, Jacqueline Woodson, Lynne Zeavin and more to be announced! Featuring a musical performance by Vicci Martinez and Emily Tarver

Campaign poster

They scanned IDs at the door which felt creepy for a political event.
The primary event is in the bowels of the underground bar Troy. In this photo attendees pose for photos in a photo booth area.

A DJ plays tunes while the band begins to set up.

People line up at the bar and stake out couches.

Attendees appear to be dominantly female so far.

Campaign materials litter the tables. "Tax the rich. Fix the subway." Declares this sticker.

Campaign materials in Spanish and English urge people to get out and vote on September 13th.

Troy is filling up

"We should all be Mirandas." Declares this attendees shirt.

Campaign buttons adorn many of the folks here

More photo booth fun

Campaign volunteer Sasha Blair-Goldensohn is handing out Wheels4Cynthia stickers.

A reporter from NY1 preps for a segment outside the event.

A musical performance by Vicci Martinez and Emily Tarver who encourage attendees to donate to the campaign. They met on the last episode of Orange is the New Black, fell in love, and started making music together.

Musical performance by Vicci Martinez and Emily Tarver, who are not amused at how loud the crowd is.

It's hard not to love these two who are so clearly and vocally in love with each other. This is the first song they wrote together.
Carlos Menchaca, Council member for 38th District of the New York City Council, endorses Cynthia Nixon.

Cynthia Nixon's wife Christine Marinoni introduces Akeem Browder.

Akeem Browder, brother of Kalief Browder (the 16 year old who took his own life after being jailed at Riker's Island for years without a trial) endorses Cynthia Nixon.
The life of a reporter. The guy from NY1 is camped out on the floor of this bar in order to get close to the action.
Cynthia Nixon gives an empassioned speech at her campaign fundraising event days ahead of New York Democratic Primary for Governor

Cynthia Nixon at campaign fundraising event

Cynthia Nixon at campaign fundraising event

"I'm Cynthia Nixon and I'm running for Governor of New York."

Reuters reporter interviewing folks outside

Christine Marinoni sits down with Sasha, a campaign volunteer, at a table at Dos Camino's (above Troy which isn't an accessible venue).
Cynthia Nixon sits down with campaign volunteer Sasha and friends at a table at Dos Camino's (above Troy which isn't an accessible venue).

Sasha, Christine, and Akeem look at his Wheels4Cynthia stickers, which also grace his wheel chair.

Cynthia Nixon, Christine Marinoni, Akeem Browder and others chat about the importance of voting in these final days leading up to the primary.