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Congresswoman
Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez [D, NY-7]
for
District 7, New York

About

Nydia Velázquez was born March 28, 1953 in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. She graduated magna cum laude from the University of Puerto Rico with a degree in Political Science. She attended N.Y.U. on a scholarship and earned a Master’s degree. Congresswoman Velázquez then taught Puerto Rican studies at Hunter College. In 1984, she became the first Latina appointed to serve as a member of the New York City Council. Nydia Velazquez was elected to Congress in 1992 and currently serves as Chairwoman of the House Small Business Committee.

Bio-Information

D.O.B 03/28/1953
Location New York
Office 2302 Rayburn House Office Building
Party Democrat
Phone 202-225-2361
Fax 202-226-0327

Fundraising Over Time

Cumulative Raised

Select Interest Group Rating

36%
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
7%
National Rifle Association
100%
AFL-CIO
100%
American Civil Liberties Union
17%
National Taxpayers Union
100%
NARAL Pro-Choice America
4%
American Conservative Union
100%
Americans for Democratic Action