Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Weiner Lost! Spitzer Lost! Hynes Lost! De Blasio Won!: Everything You Need to Know About New York's Primary Elections You Can Learn From Twitter

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Now You Never Need to Think About How to Pronounce Comptroller Again

It was not a good night to be a disgraced former politician. When Eliot Spitzer entered the race for this low-profile office, he jumped into what seemed like an insurmountable lead. There were even points last night when it seemed like a run-off might be necessary to determine the winner. But Scott Stringer ended up winning decisively, and Spitzer conceded defeat somewhat early on, perhaps exiting New York politics forever. Well, perhaps not. But we can dream, can't we?

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Kristin Iversen

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Kristin Iversen is the Managing Editor at Brooklyn Magazine and the L Magazine. She has been described as "a hipster buzzword made flesh." This seems pretty accurate.

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