Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, in the latest step in his political comeback try, delivered nomination signatures for New York City comptroller to the city’s Board of Elections office late Thursday night.

“I’m proud that the citizens, in an outpouring of support, have given us more than 27,000 signatures,” Spitzer told reporters in lower Manhattan after he and supporters appeared with four boxes of signatures 90 minutes before the filing deadline.  He expressed confidence that the signatures would withstand any legal challenge.

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