Antonio Delgado (politician)

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Antonio Delgado is an attorney and the Democratic nominee running in the November, 2018 election to represent New York's 19th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.[1][2] On June 26, 2018, he won the Democratic primary with 22% of the vote and will face incumbent congressman John Faso in the November 6th election.[3][4]

Delgado grew up in Schenectady, New York.[2] He attended Colgate University, earned a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University, and received a law degree from Harvard Law School.[5] After graduating from Harvard, he worked as a hip-hop artist in Los Angeles, before working as an associate in the New York offices of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, a position he kept after moving to Rhinebeck in 2017.[2][5][6][7]

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  1. "Democrat Antonio Delgado makes NY-19 bid official". Capitol Confidential. 2017-06-05. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "In This 'Magnificent Seven' Version, Only One Democrat Survives". Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  3. "The Battle of Woodstock, Part IV: Money Is Still Money". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  4. Solender, Andrew. "Antonio Delgado clinches Democratic nomination, makes history in NY19". Chronogram Magazine. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Lacey Schwartz, Antonio Delgado: Weddings". Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  6. "Democrat Antonio Delgado makes NY-19 bid official". Capitol Confidential. 2017-06-05. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  7. Solender, Andrew. "Antonio Delgado clinches Democratic nomination, makes history in NY19". Chronogram Magazine. Retrieved 2018-06-29.