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|U.S. House, New York, District 13|
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. His wife served as deputy chief of staff for President Barack Obama.
According to his website, Williams' campaign platform includes the following issues:
- Launching tourism and other job-creation initiatives
- Expanding Pre-K programs, and supporting merit pay
- Higher spending on infrastructure
Williams ran 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. Rangel won the primary.
Rangel, who has represented the 13th for the past 42 years, was as vulnerable in the primary. Williams said new leadership was required to address "decades-old problems" in the 13th district.
|U.S. House, New York, District 13 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Charles B. Rangel Incumbent||43.9%||16,916|
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- Clyde Williams campaign website "Meet Clyde," Accessed June 18, 2012
- NPR "Harlem Icon Faces 'Perfect Storm' In Re-Election Bid," June 13, 2012
- Clyde Williams campaign website "Job Creation," Accessed June 18, 2012
- Clyde Williams campaign website "Education Reform," Accessed June 18, 2012
- Clyde Williams campaign website "Housing and Infrastructure," Accessed June 18, 2012
- New York Board of Elections "Filings for June 26, 2012 Federal Primary," Accessed June 11, 2012
- AP "2012 primary results"
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