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NYSYD Statement on Delgado

For Immediate Release

Contact Person: Jovan C. Richards, NYSYD President

New York – (May 3, 2022) – Governor Kathy Hochul has appointed Congressman Antonio Delgado as her Lieutenant Governor and the New York State Democratic Party has appointed him as the party’s nominee in the upcoming primary. The Congressman will serve for the remainder of the year and will run on the statewide ticket with Governor Hochul, Attorney General James, Comptroller DiNapoli, and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer.

“Lieutenant Governor Delgado is a great choice and we congratulate him on his appointment. The Congressman has been a friend to young professionals, students, and the Young Democrats since he was elected to Congress. We happily invite the former Congressman to meet with us at his convenience, and we look forward to the opportunity of working together during his current and possibly future term of LG,” says Jovan C. Richards, President of the New York State Young Democrats.

Lieutenant Governor Delgado is an Afro-Latino, Rhodes scholar, dedicated family man, and the first person of color to represent the Hudson Valley and upstate New York in Congress. Delgado was first elected to Congress in 2018 and has served the 19th Congressional District since.