Earlier today Mayoral candidate Bill Thompson came to the Pelham Diner in the Eastchester section of the Bronx to have lunch with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Bronx Democratic County Leader Assemblyman Carl Heastie, Assembly members Mark Gjonaj (80th A.D.) Marcos Crespo (85th A.D.) and several other community leaders. As you will see in the photos below Mayoral candidate Bill Thompson received a warm welcome from the patrons in the diner when he and Borough President Diaz introduced themselves. In the 2009 Democratic primary Thompson sweep the Bronx with roughly 75 percent of the vote cast. In the 2009 general election Thompson carried almost 60 percent of the Bronx Vote.
Left - Before Mayoral candidate Bill Thompson arrived this truck with two union sponsors was on hand to greet Thompson and the slew of reporters that were with him.Right - Thompson and Bronx BP Ruben Diaz Jr. went around to greet the patrons.
Left - Thompson making one of his many points about his campaign as seated to his left is 80th A.D. Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, and to his right Paul Del Duca Chief of Staff to BP Diaz, BP Diaz, Bronx Democratic County Leader Carl Heastie, and 85 A.D. Assemblyman Marcos Crespo.
Right - Looking over County Leader Heasties back in this view, Thompson listens to what BP Diaz had to say.