Coronavirus

NY politicians who aren’t afraid to wear a mask

Empire State’s top electeds put their money where their mouth is.

NY politicians who aren't refusing to wear their masks.

NY politicians who aren't refusing to wear their masks. Ronnie Chua/Shutterstock

President Donald Trump may be refusing to wear a mask, but many other elected officials from New York are complying with public health officials’ recommendation to do so.

Here are some notable politicians who have been donning a mask to protect themselves and others against the spread of COVID-19.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Cuomo wearing his mask.
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor de Blasio in his mask.
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Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie in his mask.
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New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson in his mask.
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State Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris

State Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris in his mask.
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Rep. Grace Meng with one of her sons

Rep. Grace Meng with one of her sons.
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Rep. Tom Reed

Rep. Tom Reed in his mask.
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Rep. Jerrold Nadler

Rep. Jerrold Nadler in his mask.
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Rep. Carolyn Maloney

Rep. Carolyn Maloney in her mask.
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Rep. Eliot Engel

Rep. Eliot Engel in his mask.
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