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Bill Thompson -- New York City Comptroller Runs for Mayor

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About Bill Thompson:

Bill Thompson is New York City Comptroller and the Democratic candidate for mayor in the 2009 New York City mayoral elections.

Thompson was born and raised in New York City as the son of a New York City public school teacher and a New York State Supreme Court Judge. He has spent more than two decades in public service -- as an aide to a Congressman, Deputy Borough President, as Brooklyn’s representative to the school board, as President of the Board of Education and as New York City Comptroller since 2001.

Endorsements for Mayor:

Bill Thompson has been endorsed by President Barack Obama, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, and others.

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