The Lhota campaign released their first television ad today, entitled "Joe is New York." The 30-second spot will begin airing on cable channels starting Thursday. The transcript of the video is below.

In these uncertain times, only one candidate for Mayor has already proven he's ready.
Joe Lhota.
Joe is New York.
Born in the Bronx.
Lives in Brooklyn.
Son of a New York cop.
First in his family to go to college.
From his leadership during 9/11 .
To getting the subways running again so quickly after Sandy,
Joe has gotten the job done for New York.
Joe Lhota is New York. And he's ready to be our Mayor.

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