Antonio Delgado (D-NY-19)

Antonio Delgado

Antonio Delgado is running for the US House of Representative for the 19th public district in New York. He is looking to unseat Republican incumbent John Faso. He is an advocate for education, truth, and justice among the working class particularly in his district. The combination of skills Antonio gained in his career as an advocate for education, truth, and justice, combined with an approach grounded in hard work, integrity, and love of country, make Antonio uniquely qualified to be the next Democratic representative from New York’s 19th Congressional District.  He will make sure the people of the district get what they deserve, which is a representative who will actually listen to their concerns and be an advocate for their hopes and dreams.

Background and Achievements

Antonio is a native from upstate New York. He graduated with High Honors from Colgate University and later earned a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford. From there, he went to Harvard Law School. The values Antonio learned growing up – hard work, discipline, service and character – helped him get a great education, allowed him the opportunity to start his own company, empowering young people to learn through music, and then begin a second career, as an attorney fighting for what’s fair and just.


Positions on Key Issues

  • Supports small businesses
  • Supports paid-family leave
  • Advocate for strengthening public education
  • Supports making college more affordable
  • Opposes increased taxes on middle class for corporations to receive tax cuts
  • Advocates for investing in infrastructure
  • Advocate for protecting the environment and champion for accessibility for clean water
  • Supports the growth of clean energy jobs
  • Will fight for universal, affordable, and quality healthcare for all
  • Fights to defend women’s rights, healthcare, and Roe v. Wade
  • Champion for ending the wage equality
  • Plans to create tax codes that work for working class people and the middle class
  • Supports immigration protection and immigrant rights
  • Opposes the criminalization of drug addiction
  • Supports rural economic development
  • Supports common sense gun laws

Prospects & Opponents

Within the Democratic Primary Antonio Delgado won with 22% of the vote. He is running against Republican incumbent John Faso. Faso opposes immigration, supports Trump, and advocates for anti-reproductive rights and legislation.


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