Tags: US | NYC | Comptrollers | Race

Ex-Gov. Spitzer, Rival Stringer Face Primary Tues.

Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 07:26 AM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

Ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer has spent a whirlwind two months asking New York City voters to give him another chance after a prostitution scandal ended his political career. Now he's poised to find out whether Democrats will.

Polls show Spitzer and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer in a close race heading into Tuesday's Democratic primary for city comptroller.

Spitzer is seeking a comeback five years after resigning and acknowledging he patronized call girls. He was never charged with any crime.

He's asked voters to focus on his record as a hard-charging governor and state attorney general.

Stringer says he's mastered both fighting for causes and forging compromises during 20 years as borough president and a state assemblyman.

The winner will face a Republican and other opponents Nov. 5.

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  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

Abbott, Davis Face Off in First Gubernatorial Debate

Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 13:39 PM

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis and state Attorney General Greg Abbott each scored points Friday in their first gubernatori . . .

Bob Dole to Campaign for Sen. Roberts in Tight Race

Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 11:51 AM

Former Kansas Sen. Bob Dole will stump for Sen. Pat Roberts next week, looking to give the Republican incumbent, who jus . . .

Billionaire Steyer Writes $15M to His Super PAC

Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 09:02 AM

The political parties, their campaign committees and some of their super PACs faced a Saturday deadline to disclose how  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

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