Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Democrat for NY-US House, 14

First elected in 2018

Date of Birth: October 13, 1989

Top issues: Green New Deal, Healthcare, Housing, Jobs & Economy, Gun Control, Criminal Justice Reform, Immigration, Environment, Education, Women’s Rights, LGBTQ rights, Social Security

Committees: House Committee on Financial Services— Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions; Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital; Committee on Oversight and Reform— Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties; Subcommittee on Environment.

Profession: Educational Director

Professional Background: Intern, Foreign Affairs and Immigration Office of Senator Ted Kennedy; Volunteer, Senator Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign; Educator, National Hispanic Institute

Education: BA, Boston University

Election Outlook: Safe

Did you know?

Alexandria is the first NY-14 Democratic challenger in a generation, the first NY-14 candidate to run without any lobbyist money, and the first woman of color to run in NY-14.