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Campaign Trail: Weekend Roundup

by Gotham Gazette Staff, Aug 18, 2013

Vito Lopez's attempt to win a seat on the City Council was made more difficult after an underdog candidate dropped out. (New York Post)

Three major daily newspapers endorsed Scott Stringer for comptroller over Eliot Spitzer. (New York Times, New York Post, Daily News)

Democratic mayoral candidate Christine Quinn attacks rival Bill de Blasio on his record on stop-and-frisk. (Daily News)

Quinn's wife said if her partner is elected as the first woman and openly gay mayor "it will change lives for young girls, it will change lives for LGBT people, and for New Yorkers, it will say a lot about the amazing place we live." (The Wall Street Journal)

TODAY: Candidate forum for the 50th City Council District race sponsored by Food Bank for New York City. (Gotham Gazette calendar)


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