Stringer Releases New Web Ad in Comptroller Race’s Closing Stretch

With just a week to go until Election Day, comptroller candidate Scott Stringer is out with a new web ad

A scene from the ad.
A scene from the ad.

With just a week to go until Election Day, comptroller candidate Scott Stringer is out with a new web ad reminding voters that there are other races on the ballot too.

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The new spot, titled “Our Journey,” features excerpts from Mr. Stringer’s primary night speech, when the Manhattan borough president declared victory against the far better known ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer in order to become the Democratic nominee.

“Our journey is just beginning. We have to work everyday to really create a city that we all will be proud of and bring this city together,” Mr. Stringer says in the ad as sweeping music plays.

Mr. Stringer, the odds-on favorite, is facing Republican Wall Street veteran John Burnett, who has tried to paint Mr. Stringer as a career politician with little financial know-how–once even going as far as to suggest Mr. Stringer sold his soul to the powers-that-be.

See the ad here:

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Stringer Releases New Web Ad in Comptroller Race’s Closing Stretch