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Bill de Blasio

de Blasio

(Bill de Blasio dropped out of the race on 9/20/19) Bill de Blasio currently serves as the mayor of New York City. He was first elected in 2014, and won re-election in 2017. Before becoming mayor, he was a member of the New York City Council and served as New York City Public Advocate, and still found time to frequent the Park Slope Y.M.C.A. Bill de Blasio recently came out as the first presidential candidate in American history who loves ska. So brave he put himself out there like that. De Blasio graduated with his B.A. from New York University and received his M.A. from Columbia University. Also he’s very tall. Learn more about Mayor de Blasio below:

Why are you running

“I'm a New Yorker, I've known that Trump is a bully for a long time... and I know how to take him on... As President, I will take on the wealthy, I will take on the big corporations, I will not rest until this government serves working people.“

— Bill de Blasio

Top Priorities

Income Inequality

Fought income inequality as mayor, working towards a “millionaires tax” in New York City.


Spend $100 million to ensure undocumented immigrants and others can receive health care.


Implemented universal pre-k in New York City as mayor.

Tweeter in Chief

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