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'New York City is Not for Sale 2013' Launches New TV Ads against Christine Quinn
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31 May 2013 10:39 AM EST

-by Anthony Bell, Contributing Writer; Image: Logo of the “Anybody But Quinn” campaign (Image Source: NYCN4S 2013)

On Thursday, the political group New York City is Not for Sale 2013 announced its plan to begin running three new television ads against Christine Quinn in its ongoing Anybody But Quinn campaign, which launched last month.

According to a press release, the new ads will feature three New York citizens’ stories explaining why they oppose Quinn as mayor of New York City. All three ads are currently viewable on YouTube.

“We formed this coalition to give a voice to the many New Yorkers who want to be heard in this election,” Arthur Cheliotes, President of Local 1180, explained in the statement. “Today’s new ads call attention to three New Yorkers concerns, they represent hundreds of stories we have heard in the weeks since our campaign began. We are proud to share their stories with the rest of New York today. Their stories explain why we share the belief that Christine Quinn doesn’t understand the needs of working New Yorkers and should not be our next mayor.”

Cheliotes, along with “New Yorkers for Clean Livable and Safe Streets” (NYCLASS) and Wendy Kelman Neu, a political activist and CEO of Hugo Neu Corporation, founded New York City is Not For Sale 2013 (NYCN4S 2013) in April.

“The Political Committee was formed around the founders’ combined opinion that New York City will be better off without Speaker Quinn as Mayor,” the statement explains. “Her record on living wage, paid sick leave, term limits, lack of support for animal rights and animal welfare, combined with her reputation for siding with the rich and powerful to advance her own political aspirations, makes it clear that as mayor, Quinn would only continue to appease special interests that do not have the well-being of all New Yorkers in mind.

“In order to get their message out NYCN4S 2013 began funding independent expenditures in the New York City Mayoral race to launch a multimedia campaign that seeks to inform voters of Speaker Quinn’s background and encourages them to vote for any candidate but her,” the statement continued.

The committee planned to begin running ads yesterday as part of their ongoing media buy, which was recently increased to $500,000.

Watch the first ad, featuring James from the West Village, below:

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