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  Thompson, Jr., William C. "Bill"
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  2013-01-01  
 
NameWilliam C. "Bill" Thompson, Jr.
Address106 West 121 Street
New York, New York , United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born July 10, 1953
Died Still Living (60 years)
Contributornystate63
Last ModifiedIndyGeorgia
Jul 24, 2013 04:25pm
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InfoBill Thompson attended PS 161, Hudde Junior High School and is a graduate of Midwood High School in Brooklyn. He graduated from Tufts University and, upon his return to New York in 1974, joined the staff of a congressman, whom he eventually served as Chief of Staff.

In 1983, Thompson was appointed Brooklyn's youngest-ever Deputy Borough President by Brooklyn Borough President Howard Golden.

In 1994, Thompson was appointed to the New York City Board of Education as its Brooklyn Member and in 1996, began the first of five consecutive terms as its President. During that period, Thompson's leadership brought unprecedented educational reforms and progress. Thompson also served as a Senior Vice President for Public Finance at an investment-banking firm in the early 1990s.

Bill Thompson lives in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, with his wife and daughter.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
06/09/2009-06/14/2009 Quinnipiac University 50.00% ( 5.0) 10.00% ( 2.0) 40.00% ( 3.0)
11/08/2006-11/12/2006 Quinnipiac University 45.00% ( 0.0) 12.00% ( 0.0) 43.00% ( 0.0)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
02/20/2013-02/25/2013 Quinnipiac University 34.00% ( 3.0) 10.00% ( 0.0) 55.00% ( 2.0)
01/08/2013-01/14/2013 Quinnipiac University 31.00% ( 3.0) 10.00% ( 0.0) 57.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Apr 23, 2012 09:15am News Bill Thompson is running for mayor, whether you're paying attention or not  Article Bob 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 0.00000 Average

FAMILY
Wife Sylvia G. Kinard 00, 1999- 00, 2006
Father William C. Thompson, Sr. 1924-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/05/2013 New York City Mayor Lost 0.01% (-73.15%)
  09/10/2013 NYC Mayor - D Primary Lost 26.16% (-14.69%)
  11/03/2009 New York City Mayor Lost 46.32% (-4.38%)
  09/15/2009 NYC Mayor - D Primary Won 71.04% (+49.94%)
  07/09/2009 NYC Mayor - WFP Convention Won 68.81% (+37.61%)
  11/08/2005 New York City Comptroller Won 92.55% (+87.42%)
  09/13/2005 NYC Comptroller - WFP Primary Won 87.50% (+75.00%)
  11/06/2001 New York City Comptroller Won 83.91% (+77.23%)
  09/25/2001 NYC Comptroller - D Primary Won 54.14% (+8.30%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NYC Comptroller - D Primary - Sep 10, 2013 D Scott Stringer
NYC Council 11 - D Primary - Sep 10, 2013 D Andrew Cohen
NY State Senate 31 - D Primary - Sep 13, 2012 D Adriano Espaillat
NY District 6 - D Primary - Jun 26, 2012 D Grace Meng
NYC Mayor - D Primary - Sep 13, 2005 D Fernando Ferrer