The effort to draft Hillary Clinton into the race for mayor of New York City is not going away.
Proponents released a fictional ad on Monday with scenes from the Big Apple set to Clinton’s voice.
It's time for real leadership in New York pic.twitter.com/CnFUkNjy1u
— Hillary for Mayor (@ClintonforMayor) August 1, 2017
The ad uses images of immigrants, as well as first responders to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack over top of Clinton’s optimistic tones and statements.
Back in February, Hillary supporters were making “Hillary for Mayor” signs and plastering them around the city, several photos posted on Twitter show.
There was one on an advertisement above the 34 Street-Herald Sq subway station:
"Hillary for Mayor" signs popping up in NYC. pic.twitter.com/jozK9pySld
— Sheek Mooch (@michaelarria) February 28, 2017
Alternet’s Alexandra Rosenmann posted several other examples.
There was another in a station, one on a train and even on a convenience store entrance:
It’s not clear who’s posting the signs to create a pro-Hillary buzz.
A January poll found Clinton trouncing Mayor Bill de Blasio in a hypothetical match up.
“…Hillary Clinton, running as an independent, tops incumbent Bill de Blasio, running as a Democrat, 49 – 30 percent,” a release for a Quinnipiac University Poll of city voters said.