Andrew Yang files paperwork required to join NYC mayoral race

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang has filed paperwork indicating that he plans to run for mayor of New York City.

Yang filed paperwork for a mayoral campaign with the New York City Campaign Finance Board on Wednesday, a board spokesperson confirmed to 1010 WINS.

If Yang officially launches a mayoral bid, he will join a crowded field that already includes City Comptroller Scott Stringer, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and former de Blasio administration officials Maya Wiley, Kathryn Garcia and Loree Sutton.