Spitzer prostitution scandal http://wamc.org en Poll: Spitzer Quickly Gains Upper Hand In NYC Race http://wamc.org/post/poll-spitzer-quickly-gains-upper-hand-nyc-race <p>The first poll taken since Eliot Spitzer leaped into the New York City comptroller's race shows the ex-governor gaining a quick advantage over fellow Democrat Scott Stringer.</p><p>The Wall Street Journal-NBC 4 New York-Marist poll shows registered Democrats favoring Spitzer over Stringer by 42 percent to 33 percent. That includes voters who are undecided but leaning toward a candidate.</p><p>Spitzer resigned amid a prostitution scandal in 2008. Stringer is Manhattan's borough president.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 12:38:42 +0000 Jaired Crofut 68957 at http://wamc.org Poll: Spitzer Quickly Gains Upper Hand In NYC Race