Marianne Williamson

Today's candidate is Marianne Williamson. She announced her run for President on January 28, 2019.  (For debate info, visit our home page.)

Personal info

Birthdate: July 8, 1952
Birthplace: Houston, Texas
Birth name: Marianne Deborah Williamson
Father: Samuel Williamson, an immigration lawyer
Mother: Sophie Ann (Kaplan) Williamson, a homemaker
Children: India Emma 
Education: Pomona College (2 years)
Religion: Jewish

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Other Facts (Wikipedia)

  • In 2014 Williamson ran as an independent for California's 33rd Congressional district and finished 4th of 16 candidates. 
  • Williamson has been a guest on television programs such as The Oprah Winfrey ShowGood Morning America, and Real Time with Bill Maher. In December 2006, a Newsweek magazine poll named her one of the 50 most influential baby boomers.
  • In response to the HIV/AIDS crises in the 1980s, Williamson founded the Los Angeles and Manhattan Centers for Living, which served as a refuge and non-medical support for people with HIV/AIDS. 
  • Williamson has published 13 books, seven of which have been on the New York Times bestseller list and four of which have been #1.

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