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Thomas Lopez-Pierre

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Thomas Lopez-Pierre
BornUnited States
🏳️ NationalityAmerican
💼 Occupation
Political candidate, activist

Thomas Lopez-Pierre is an American political candidate and activist.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Controversy[edit]

Lopez-Pierre became the subject of media controversy and was accused of antisemitism when he ran in 2017 for City Council in New York County and filmed himself outside the office of his political opponent, Mark D. Levine.[7] Lopez-Pierre later denied being antisemitic.[2]

During the campaign Lopez-Pierre was also accused of domestic abuse.[8]

In 2017, Levine won the Democratic primary to remain in his council seat with 75% of the vote over his closest competitor, who was Lopez-Pierre, with 25%.[9][10]

References[edit]

  1. "New York City Primary Election Results: Bill de Blasio Advances in Mayoral Race". The New York Times. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Democratic Council Candidate Admits To Being A Liar, Denies Being An Anti-Semite". CBS Local New York. 27 April 2017. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  3. "'Anti-Semitic' politician tricks critics into raising money for him". New York Post. 27 April 2017. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  4. Katz, Celeste. "Race-Baiter Thomas Lopez-Pierre: I Was The Gropee, Not Groper, At Scott Stringer Presser". NY Daily News. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  5. "Officials: City Council Candidate Could Receive Public Money For Anti-Semitic Campaign". CBS Local New York. 2 March 2017. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  6. "Thomas Lopez-Pierre". www.timesofisrael.com. Retrieved 2018-07-02.
  7. "Thomas Lopez-Pierre accuses Jewish landlords of ethnic cleansing". Daily Mail Online. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  8. "Anti-Semitic NYC Council Candidate Has History of Domestic Abuse". Observer. 24 April 2017. Retrieved 2 July 2018.
  9. "Councilmembers Rosenthal and Levine Soundly Defeat Democratic Challengers". DNAinfo New York. Archived from the original on 13 September 2017. Retrieved 13 September 2017.
  10. "Statement and Return Report for Certification: Primary Election" (PDF). New York County. September 12, 2017.

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