Rival Won't Challenge Spitzer's NY Ballot Names

Friday, 12 Jul 2013 02:10 PM

 

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

Fellow Democratic hopeful Scott Stringer says he won't challenge Eliot Spitzer's petition signatures in the New York City comptroller's race.

Stringer, who's the Manhattan borough president, also says he'll also encourage his supporters not to do so.

He spoke while greeting voters Friday in downtown Brooklyn.

Stringer says he's eager to get into the election fight.

Spitzer met the deadline Thursday night to file thousands of signatures for his bid to revive his political career. He says more than 27,000 signatures were submitted to the city Board of Elections. He needed 3,750 valid signatures.

Spitzer resigned as governor in 2008 amid a prostitution scandal.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Ex-Official: Defense Secretary's Skill Set Changing

Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 17:07 PM

The skills needed to run the Defense Department have changed in the past two years since Chuck Hagel took the reins, say . . .

Insiders: Hagel Not the Only Problem With Foreign Policy Team

Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 13:31 PM

Getting rid of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel isn't going to be the solution for repairing the problems with President Ba . . .

Sen. Portman on Prez Bid: 'Let's Legislate' Before Talking 2016

Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 13:04 PM

Ohio Sen. Rob Portman pushed back on any suggestion that he is running for president, even as several headlines have sug . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved