Ocasio-Cortez endorses Maya Wiley for New York City mayor

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsed Maya Wiley for New York City mayor in an event at city hall.

“I’m putting Maya number one,” the congresswoman said in her speech, where she talked about Wiley’s experience in grassroots organizing and the importance of maximizing voting decisions in the city’s upcoming ranked-choice election.

Despite trailing in the polls, Wily tweeted that she believed the endorsement will lift her over leading candidates in the race.

“Nobody says change like @AOC. And with AOC’s help we are going to win this race and bring the change we need to the city we love,” Wiley tweeted.

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