city comptroller race

James makes history with public advocate win; Stringer elected as comptroller
James makes history with public advocate win; Stringer elected as comptroller
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 11/06/2013 at 12:25AM

The city has elected its new public advocate and comptroller— Letitia James and Scott Stringer. Councilmember James’ win makes New York City history. As the next public advocate, she is the first woman of color to hold citywide office. “Yes, this is indeed historic because our government must be representative of all New Yorkers,” James [...]

Stringer beats Spitzer in comptroller primary
Stringer beats Spitzer in comptroller primary
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 9/11/2013 at 2:19AM

Eliot Spitzer’s comeback failure was Scott Stringer’s political triumph in the comptroller primary Tuesday. The Manhattan borough president beat the former governor, earning 52 percent of the vote with 98 percent of the precincts reporting, according to unofficial results. “I will bring integrity to this office. I will bring experience and leadership. I will make [...]

Poll puts Spitzer ahead of Stringer in comptroller race
Poll puts Spitzer ahead of Stringer in comptroller race
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 7/11/2013 at 11:48AM

Voters seem ready to give Eliot Spitzer a second chance. The results of a NBC 4 New York/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll show the former Governor with a 9-point lead over Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer in the city comptroller race. The poll found that 42 percent of registered Democratic voters support Spitzer, while 33 percent [...]