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Bill de Blasio

New York Politician
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Born May 8, 1961

Bill de Blasio is a New York City elected official, holding the citywide office of New York City Public Advocate, which serves as an ombudsman between the electorate and the city government. He formerly served as a New York City Council member representing the 39th District in Brooklyn.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1961 Birth Born on May 8, 1961.

TWENTIES

1989 28 Years Old De Blasio's introduction to City politics came during David Dinkins' 1989 Mayoral campaign, for which he was a Volunteer Coordinator. … Read More

THIRTIES

1997 36 Years Old In 1997, he was appointed to serve as the Regional Director for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for New York and New Jersey under the administration of President Bill Clinton. … Read More
1999 38 Years Old In 1999, he was elected a member of Community School Board 15.
2000 39 Years Old He was tapped to serve as campaign manager for Hillary Rodham Clinton's successful United States Senate bid in 2000.

FORTIES

2001 40 Years Old De Blasio was then elected to the New York City Council in 2001, and was subsequently re-elected in 2003 and 2005 to represent District 39, which includes the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Borough Park, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Gowanus, Kensington, Park Slope, and Windsor Terrace. … Read More
2008 47 Years Old In November 2008, he announced his candidacy for Public Advocate, entering a crowded field of candidates vying for the Democratic nomination which included former Public Advocate Mark J. Green. … Read More
On September 15, 2009, de Blasio came in first in the Democratic primary, garnering 33% of the vote.
De Blasio was inaugurated as New York City's third Public Advocate on January 1, 2010. … Read More

FIFTIES

2011 50 Years Old In June 2011, he outlined a plan to improve the process of school co-location, by which multiple schools are housed in one building. … Read More
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