Mondaire Jones

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Mondaire Jones
Mondaire Jones 117th U.S Congress.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 17th district
In office
January 3, 2021 – January 3, 2023
Preceded byNita Lowey
Succeeded byDan Goldman
Personal details
Born (1987-05-18) May 18, 1987 (age 35)
Nyack, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationStanford University (BA)
Harvard University (JD)
WebsiteCampaign website

Mondaire Jones (born May 18, 1987)[1] is an American attorney and politician. He is a member of the Democratic Party. He was the U.S. Representative for New York's 17th congressional district from 2021 to 2023.

He and Ritchie Torres were the first openly gay black members of Congress.[2]

He was the Democratic nominee for New York's 17th congressional district in the 2020 election. He won the election in November 2020. In August 2022, he lost re-nomination in the Democratic primaries.

References[change | change source]

  1. @MondaireJones (May 18, 2020). "Today's my 33rd birthday and all I want is #MedicareForAll, a #GreenNewDeal, #StudentDebtForgiveness, and a country that values working people over corporate profits" (Tweet). Retrieved July 24, 2020 – via Twitter.
  2. "Ritchie Torres Has Made History As The First Openly Gay Black Member Of Congress". BuzzFeed News. Retrieved 2020-11-04.

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