Mayor bill de Blasio and President Donald trump can hardly find something in common, except that both call the Big Apple his home city. But really, among the candidates participating in the election campaign, much more those who lived, worked or studied in new York, – 9 people.
Trump was born in Queens, grew up in Jamaica Estates and attended Kew-Forest School, then enrolled at New York Military Academy. Then he had 2 years studying at Fordham University, and had already graduated from the University of Pennsylvania but returned to new York, where he began a career in business. For the first building, constructed in Manhattan, he chose the Upper East side, and before moving to the White house lived in the penthouse of the famous Trump Tower located on Fifth Avenue and East 56th Street.
De Blasio was born in Manhattan, grew up in Cambridge (Massachusetts) but returned home – went to new York University and the School of international policy and public management at Columbia University. His political career began in 1989 with work at the campaign office and then mayor David Dinkins, in 2001 was elected to the city Council and for two terms represented the Brooklyn 15th district, which later became the city public advocate and 2013 is current post.
Bernie Sanders remains a new Yorker in the shower, although it has been several years not living in the city. He was born in Brooklyn, lived in the Midwood with his parents and elder brother, visited a number of local schools including James Madison High School. The future Senator also spent 2 years at Brooklyn College, and then transferred to the University of Chicago.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of upstate, but more than 10 years he worked as a lawyer in Manhattan before starting his political career. New York in the upper chamber of Congress, she is from 2009 and was an active supporter of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. In 2010, this law, providing for medical and financial assistance to rescuers and ordinary people who survived the 9/11 terrorist attacks, was passed.
Entrepreneur Andrew Yang in the late 1990s, he entered the law faculty of Columbia University in new York and started a career. A short time he tried his hand at a law firm, then founded a startup subsequently burned, and then switched to another Internet company. Also in its track record – work in the company, Manhattan Prep, dealing with test development, and the founding of the nonprofit Venture for America program, which provides scholarships for graduates who wish to do business.
Former Congressman from Texas, Beto O’rourke in 1995, he graduated from Columbia University and 3 years lived in the city – in particular, worked as a tutor in the Upper East side, then moved to Williamsburg Brooklyn. Work in a technology company owned by the uncle, did not suit him, and after that the current candidate back in Texas.
Another native of the Lone Star State – the writer and “self help guru” Marianne Williamson in 1970-e years, leaving College, lived in new York city. Here she started her psychological training “Course in Miracles”, and then went lectures throughout the country.
The former Senator from Alaska Mike gravel in 1950-e years, after serving in army counterintelligence, he enrolled in Columbia University. To pay for his studies, he had to earn money as a taxi driver.
A graduate of the same University and is a former Congressman from Maryland, John Delaney. However, in 1985, at the end, he went to continue his studies at the faculty of law already in Georgetown.