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Rep. Albio Sires, D-N.J.

Member of the House (6th full term)

Democrat



Biography

District: New Jersey - 8th District
Political Highlights: candidate for West New York Town Commission, 1983; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1986; Republican nominee for Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders, 1987; candidate for West New York Town Commission, 1991; candidate for West New York Town Commission (recall election), 1993; West New York Town Commission, 1995-2006; N.J. Assembly, 2000-2006
Born: January 26, 1951; Bejucal, Cuba
Residence: West New York
Religion: Roman Catholic
Family: Wife, Adrienne Sires; one stepchild
Education: Saint Peter's College, B.A. 1974; Middlebury College, M.A. 1985
Elected: 2006
Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Europe, Eurasia & Emerging Threats; Western Hemisphere - Ranking Member); Transportation & Infrastructure (Economic Development, Public Buildings & Emergency Management; Highways & Transit; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 89th ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 14,551 followers
State Clout: New Jersey is 8th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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