New York voters next week will decide whether a politician or a businessman should be the state’s comptroller.

The Legislature appointed Long Island Democrat Thomas DiNapoli, 56, comptroller in 2007 after his predecessor, Alan Hevesi resigned in a scandal. DiNapoli was an Assemblyman for 20 years. Republican challenger Harry Wilson, 38, has had a  career working on transactions and investments for Wall Street firms, including Goldman, Sachs & Co., Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, the Blackstone Group, and Silver Point Capital.

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