WATCH: Spitzer Cracks Jokes, de Blasio Shakes Hands and Quinn Talks Issues

By Victoria BekiempisPatrick Hedlund and Andrea Swalec  on September 10, 2013 3:03pm  | Updated on September 10, 2013 6:10pm

 Comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer cast his vote at the Lillie Devereaux Blake School on the Upper East Side Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.
Comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer cast his vote at the Lillie Devereaux Blake School on the Upper East Side Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013.
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UPPER EAST SIDE — Comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer breezed in and out of a local elementary school with little fanfare Monday afternoon to cast his ballot in the primaries, cracking jokes with fellow voters before making a quick exit.

"I feel good," the former governor said when asked about his chances in the tight race with Scott Stringer, who voted on the Upper West Side earlier in the day.

Video by DNAinfo New York shows Spitzer joking with a voter on line in front of him at the P.S. 6 Lillie Devereaux Blake School on East 81st Street.

He wouldn't reveal his picks in the other elections, quipping only that he pulled the lever for "the winner." When asked about his vote for comptroller, he shot back, "You got an argument for me?"

After spending only a few minutes inside the school, he made a quick exit amid the gaggle of press, stopping briefly to discuss his last-minute campaign.

"That's how a campaign should be," he said of his 11th-hour entry into the race. "It's a victory for democracy."

The campaign for mayoral candidate and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn posted video themselves in the final primary day push.

Speaking at the James Monroe Senior Center in The Bronx Tuesday afternoon, video Quinn's campaign posted to Twitter shows the speaker promising changes to public housing facilities.

"We need to make sure the Housing Authority finally gets fixed… and that NYCHA becomes the place it should be — a decent, wonderful place to live," she said.

And DNAinfo New York spotted mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio shaking hands Tuesday afternoon with a surge of people inside the Staten Island Ferry Terminal.

"Meet Bill de Blasio, the next mayor of New York. Vote tonight," a supporter cried.

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