Mayor Bill Finch, of Bridgeport CT, was caught joking about corruption saying, “We will get the votes even if they are a few days late”. Watch the video and try to help us decipher what he means by that. With elections just weeks away in November, the media is attempting to grasp on to anything noteworthy about candidates. Do you think that Mayor Bill Finch was joking, or was there some seriousness to his comment?
Mayor Bill Finch was elected in to office back in 2007 by an overwhelming majority vote of 76%. Prior to being elected as mayor, Bill Finch served as both a city council member, and a member of the Connecticut State Senate. Finch, a Democrat, has publicly expressed concern and interest in “green” technology and other environmentall conservative programs. Since becoming mayor, Finch has helped pass bills that provide for the energy sustainability of Bridgeport. Bridgeport is a bustling Connecticut town with a population of approximately 150,000 residents. Finch has been a supporter of many green initiatives, and believes that it is important to make progress towards the energy sustainability of our major cities.
For a short biography on Mayor Bill Finch, consider reading his Wikipedia page here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Finch_(politician)