Tag: William Thompson
From the New York Times: For all the talk of a post-racial, post-class city, Mr. Bloomberg gained a third term heavily dependent on the votes of white, middle-class and wealthy voters. Twenty-three percent of Tuesdayâ€™s voters were black, and 73 percent of them voted for the Democrat, Mr. Thompson, according to exit polls conducted by [...]
I’ve been thinking about writing this blog post for months. Honestly, there were sooooo many reasons why I think you should vote for Bill Thompson for Mayor of NYC. Many of those reasons are emotional/reactionary and yet still valid. What’s been interesting about this race is that many New Yorkers don’t feel the same way. [...]
Message From Bill Thompson In just four days, we can set a new course for New York City. In just four days, we can start making New York City affordable again. In just four days, we can put City Hall back on the side of working New Yorkers. We can achieve all of these goals [...]
More and more New Yorkers have decided to vote for Bill Thompson in NYC’s mayoral race. The momentum continues to shift in his favor with Thompson trailing Mayor Michael Bloomberg by three points, 44% to 41%. ********* ========== UPDATE: Thompson’s gain in the polls have been confirmed by the New York Times the day before [...]
Tonight, the New York Civil Liberties Union, joined by dozens of civil rights organizations, will sponsor a civil rights forum at New York Law School featuring candidates vying for the position of mayor of New York City. Award-winning WNBC journalist Andrew Siff will moderate the discussion, the only forum that will focus exclusively on civil [...]
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According to Crain’s, Costco Wholesale Corp. bowed to political pressure and agreed to accept food stamps in it’s East Harlem store which is scheduled to open in September. As a result of the decision, community leaders and elected officials including Rep. Charles Rangel and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer called off a rally planned at [...]
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Please Join Us For A Wonderful Evening With New York City Comptroller BILL THOMPSON