Weiner, Spitzer rejected by voters

By WBNG News

Weiner, Spitzer rejected by voters

September 11, 2013 Updated Sep 11, 2013 at 8:44 AM EDT

New York, NY (CBS News) Two former New York politicians involved in scandal fail to be elected in primary contests in New York City.

Anthony Weiner, a Democrat, only received five percent of the votes for NYC Mayor.

Weiner, a former congressman, resigned from in 2011 after posting inappropriate pictures on Twitter.

Eliot Spitzer, a former Governor, lost the Democratic primary contest for New York City comptroller to Scott Stringer. Spitzer received 48 percent of the votes.

Spitzer resigned as New York's Governor in 2008 after admitting to paying for sex with call girls.

Click here for CBS News's report.






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