May 1999 – May 2015
|Preceded by||Chris Holden|
|Succeeded by||Terry Tornek|
May 1984 – May 1986
|Preceded by||Loretta Thompson-Glickman|
|Succeeded by||John C. Crowley|
January 18, 1938 |
Sioux City, Iowa
|Spouse(s)||Claire M. Whalen (m. 1961)|
|Alma mater||Loyola Marymount University
University of Michigan Law School
William Joseph "Bill" Bogaard (born 1938 in Sioux City, Iowa) is an American politician, and the former mayor of Pasadena, California. Bogaard is a member of the Democratic Party. He was first elected as mayor in 1999, and was re-elected with an overwhelming majority of the votes (over 85%) in 2003. Bogaard is the first elected mayor of Pasadena since the 1940s and the longest serving mayor in Pasadena's history.
Prior to being elected mayor, Bogaard was a lawyer, and taught at the University of Michigan and the University of Southern California. He graduated from Loyola Marymount University and was a captain in the U.S. Air Force. He obtained his juris doctorate degree from the University of Michigan. His wife is Claire Bogaard, who moved with Bill to Pasadena in 1971, and they have four children.
In the 2007 election, Bogaard sought re-election for a third term as Mayor. His opponent was Aaron Proctor. The election was held on March 6, 2007, and Bogaard won easily, getting 11,558 votes (88.7% of the vote).
In 2011, Bogaard ran unopposed, receiving 12,202 votes.
|Pasadena General Election, 1999|
|Democratic||Chris Holden (incumbent)||7,760||40|
|Pasadena General Election, 2003|
|Democratic||Bill Bogaard (incumbent)||9,800||85|
|Pasadena General Election, 2007|
|Democratic||Bill Bogaard (incumbent)||11,558||89|
- Proctor ran as "decline to state" as he did not join the Republican Party until late 2007.
|Pasadena Consolidated Primary Nominating Election, 2011|
|Democratic||Bill Bogaard (incumbent)||12,202||100|
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|Mayor of Pasadena
John C. Crowley
|Member of the Pasadena Board of City Directors for the 6th District
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