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
Assumed office
January 3, 2021
Preceded byNita Lowey
Personal details
Born (1987-05-18) May 18, 1987 (age 33)
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 is the U.S. Representative for New York's 17th congressional district since 2021.

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.

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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