Do you know Antonio Delgado?
Born and raised in Schenectady, Antonio is a child of upstate New York. His parents worked hard at General Electric, pursuing the American dream of building a better future for Antonio and his little brother. Antonio attended Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, where he graduated with high honors and earned a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford. From there, he went to law school at Harvard, which is where he met his wife Lacey, a native of Woodstock.
Growing up, Antonio learned the value of hard work, discipline, service and character, allowing him the opportunity to get a great education and start his own company, empowering young people to learn through music, and then begin a second career, as an attorney fighting for what’s fair and just.
The truth is though, for many people in our area, the American dream is no longer in reach. Working families are struggling to climb up into the middle class, no matter how hard they work. The past few decades have seen good-paying jobs like those at GE and IBM disappear, with fewer stepping stones available for families seeking their share of the American dream.
Antonio is running for Congress because for too long, our leaders in Washington have failed to give voice to working families struggling to achieve the American dream. We need leaders who will listen to the people and not put dollars over our democracy, and who are committed to restoring the American dream.
The combination of skills Antonio gained in his career, combined with an approach grounded in hard work, integrity, and love of country make Antonio uniquely qualified to be the next representative for New York’s 19th Congressional District. He will make sure the people of the district get what they deserve, which is a representative who actually listens to their concerns and is an advocate for their hopes and dreams.
Antonio and his wife Lacey live in Rhinebeck. They have two sons, Maxwell and Coltrane.
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