Antonio Delgado

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U.S. REPRESENTATIVE ANTONIO DELGADO

D-NEW YORK DISTRICT 19

RACE: Defeated Republican incumbent Representative John Faso to become the first person of African American and Hispanic descent to be elected to Congress from Upstate New York 

VOTING RECORD: Project Vote Smart, Govtrack.us

 

BIOGRAPHY POLITICAL CAREER

PARTY: Democrat

BORN: 1/28/1977

EDUCATION: Colgate (BA), Harvard (JD)

OCCUPATION: Attorney

FAMILY: Married, 2 children
 

CAREER:

  • U.S. House of Representatives, New York 19th District (2019-present)

COMMITTEES:

  • Agriculture
  • Small Business
  • Transportation and Infrastructure

ELECTED: 2019

 

ISRAEL


  • Strongly supports the U.S.-Israel relationship 
  • Supports the Iran Nuclear Agreement (JCPOA) and any legislation that promotes the safety of Israel from other hostile nuclear programs 

 

CHOICE


  • Supports a woman's right to make her own healthcare decision 
  • Will fight to defend Planned Parenthood against attempts to defund it 
  • Supports Roe v. Wade

 

In His Own Words

"I support women’s rights to make their own health care decisions... I will fight to defend women’s rights from an assault by the current President and Republican-led Congress." 1

"I won’t take a cent of their [NRA] money. That’s not because I don’t respect the rights of gun owners, but because the NRA’s leadership blocks even the smallest commonsense reforms that are supported by a majority of Americans." 2

 


 

SOURCES: 1, 2) Delgado for Congress

Interesting Facts


Played college basketball for Colgate University and participated in the NCAA Division I "March Madness" Tournament. 

Received a Rhodes Scholarship while at Colgate, and studied at Queens College, Oxford. 

After law school, he released a socially conscious rap album under the name "AD the Voice".

Involved in non-profit work with his wife, who is Jewish, to raise awareness for diversity in the Jewish community.