Antonio Delgado

Jan Schakowsky
U.S. REPRESENTATIVE
ANTONIO DELGADO
D-NEW YORK 19TH DISTRICT
 
RACE: Rep. Antonio Delgado is running for re-election in a district that Trump won by 6 points. 
 
 
BIOGRAPHY
POLITICAL CAREER
PARTY: Democrat
 
BORN: 1/28/1977
 
EDUCATION: Colgate University (BA), Oxford University, (MA), Harvard University (JD)
 
OCCUPATION: Lawyer
 
CAREER:
  • Representative, United States House of Representatives, (NY-19), (2019-present)
COMMITTEES:
  • Agriculture
  • Small Business
ELECTED: 2018
 
 
ISRAEL

  • Has unwavering support for Israel.
  • Works to stengthen the bond between the U.S. and Israel.
  • Believes that the U.S. must help negotiate towards peace.
  • Supports the JCPOA (Iran deal).
  • Is committed to a two-state solution.
CHOICE

  • Believes in women’s rights to make their own health care decisions.
  • Will protect abortion rights.
  • Strongly supports the Paycheck Fairness Act.
 
In His Own Words

"I support women’s rights to make their own health care decisions. I will continue fighting to defend women’s rights from an assault by the President and elected officials who ignore women’s right to reproductive care. I also strongly support opposing any use of taxpayer money for settlements in sexual harassment suits." 1 
 
"My wife and I are raising our young boys in the Jewish faith, grounding them in an understanding of respect for all religions and with a deep appreciation for Jewish history and traditions,” Delgado said in an online statement. “We are traveling to Israel, one of America’s closest allies, with fellow members of Congress in order to better understand the history of the region, grow our own personal connection to the Jewish faith and hear directly from Israelis and Palestinians who experience the complex dynamics on the ground every day." 2
 
 
Interesting Facts

His wife Lacy Schwartz Delgado works with Be'chol Lashon, a non-profit that raises awareness for the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of historic and contemporary Jewish life. 
 
He earned a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford.