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==Biography==
 
==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.<ref>[http://www.clyde2012.com/about/ ''Clyde Williams campaign website'' "Meet Clyde," Accessed June 18, 2012]</ref> His wife served as deputy chief of staff for President [[Barack Obama]].<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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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.<ref>[http://www.clyde2012.com/about/ ''Clyde Williams campaign website'', "Meet Clyde," accessed June 18, 2012]</ref> His wife served as deputy chief of staff for President [[Barack Obama]].<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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According to his website, Williams' campaign platform includes the following issues:
 
According to his website, Williams' campaign platform includes the following issues:
* Launching tourism and other job-creation initiatives<ref>[http://www.clyde2012.com/ideas/job-creation/ ''Clyde Williams campaign website'' "Job Creation," Accessed June 18, 2012]</ref>
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* Launching tourism and other job-creation initiatives<ref>[http://www.clyde2012.com/ideas/job-creation/ ''Clyde Williams campaign website'', "Job Creation," accessed June 18, 2012]</ref>
* Expanding Pre-K programs, and supporting merit pay<ref>[http://www.clyde2012.com/ideas/education-reform/ ''Clyde Williams campaign website'' "Education Reform," Accessed June 18, 2012]</ref>
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* Expanding Pre-K programs, and supporting merit pay<ref>[http://www.clyde2012.com/ideas/education-reform/ ''Clyde Williams campaign website'', "Education Reform," accessed June 18, 2012]</ref>
* Higher spending on infrastructure<ref>[http://www.clyde2012.com/ideas/housing-infrastructure/ ''Clyde Williams campaign website'' "Housing and Infrastructure," Accessed June 18, 2012]</ref>
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* Higher spending on infrastructure<ref>[http://www.clyde2012.com/ideas/housing-infrastructure/ ''Clyde Williams campaign website'', "Housing and Infrastructure," accessed June 18, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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:: ''See also: [[New York's 13th Congressional District elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York's 13th Congressional District elections, 2012]]''
  
Williams ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[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.<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 primary.<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>
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Williams ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[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.<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 primary.<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>
  
 
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Clyde Williams
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U.S. House, New York, District 13
PartyDemocratic
Clyde Williams was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent 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 ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent 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.[6] Rangel won the primary.[7]

U.S. House, New York District 13 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCharles B. Rangel Incumbent 43.9% 16,916
Adriano Espaillat 41.3% 15,884
Clyde Williams 10.3% 3,974
Joyce Johnson 3.1% 1,187
Craig Schley 1.4% 545
Total Votes 38,506

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