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{{tnr}}'''Clyde Williams''' is a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[New York's 13th congressional district elections, 2012|the 13th Congressional District]] of [[New York]].
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{{tnr}}'''Clyde Williams''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[New York's 13th congressional district elections, 2012|the 13th Congressional District]] of [[New York]].
  
 
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Williams is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2012|New York's]] [[New York's 13th congressional district elections, 2012|13th District]]. He is seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket. He will face incumbent [[Charles Rangel]], [[Adriano Espaillat]], [[Craig Schley]], and [[Joyce Johnson]] in the June 26 Democratic primary.  The general election is November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled_primary ''New York Board of Elections'' "Filings for June 26, 2012 Federal Primary," Accessed June 11, 2012]</ref>
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Williams was running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2012|New York's]] [[New York's 13th congressional district elections, 2012|13th District]]. He sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket. He faced  incumbent [[Charles Rangel]], [[Adriano Espaillat]], [[Craig Schley]], and [[Joyce Johnson]] in the June 26 Democratic primary.  The general election is November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled_primary ''New York Board of Elections'' "Filings for June 26, 2012 Federal Primary," Accessed June 11, 2012]</ref> Rangel won the Democratic primary and advances to the general election on November 6th, 2012.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/NY_US_House_0626.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''AP'' "2012 primary results"]</ref>
  
 
Rangel, who has represented the 13th for the past 42 years, is seen as vulnerable in the primary. Williams says new leadership is required to address "decades-old problems" in the 13th district.<ref name="npr">[http://www.npr.org/2012/06/06/154452671/harlem-icon-faces-perfect-storm-in-re-election-bid ''NPR'' "Harlem Icon Faces 'Perfect Storm' In Re-Election Bid," June 13, 2012]</ref>
 
Rangel, who has represented the 13th for the past 42 years, is seen as vulnerable in the primary. Williams says new leadership is required to address "decades-old problems" in the 13th district.<ref name="npr">[http://www.npr.org/2012/06/06/154452671/harlem-icon-faces-perfect-storm-in-re-election-bid ''NPR'' "Harlem Icon Faces 'Perfect Storm' In Re-Election Bid," June 13, 2012]</ref>
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Clyde Williams
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Candidate for
U.S. House, New York, District 13
PartyDemocratic
Clyde Williams was a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 13th Congressional District of New York.

Biography

Williams was a staffer for President Bill Clinton, and political director of the Democratic National Committee. He has also worked at the Center for American Progress.[1] His wife served as deputy chief of staff for President Barack Obama.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

According to his website, Williams' campaign platform includes the following issues:

  • Launching tourism and other job-creation initiatives[3]
  • Expanding Pre-K programs, and supporting merit pay[4]
  • Higher spending on infrastructure[5]

Elections

2012

See also: New York's 13th congressional district elections, 2012

Williams was running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing New York's 13th District. He sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket. He faced incumbent Charles Rangel, Adriano Espaillat, Craig Schley, and Joyce Johnson in the June 26 Democratic primary. The general election is November 6, 2012.[6] Rangel won the Democratic primary and advances to the general election on November 6th, 2012.[7]

Rangel, who has represented the 13th for the past 42 years, is seen as vulnerable in the primary. Williams says new leadership is required to address "decades-old problems" in the 13th district.[2]

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