Thomas Suozzi

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In June 2016, Suozzi won a five-way Democratic primary in New York's 3rd congressional district. [34] He was endorsed by The New York Times, Newsday, and The Island Now. [35] [36] [37] He narrowly defeated Republican State Senator Jack Martins in the general election on November 8, and began representing New York's 3rd congressional district in the 115th United States Congress in January 2017. [2]

2018

In June 2018, Suozzi won the Democratic primary unopposed. In the general election, Suozzi defeated Republican nominee Dan DeBono, a future Trump administration Chief Infrastructure Funding Officer and former trader and investment banker, by 18 points. [38] [39]

Tenure

Suozzi with President Joe Biden and Adriano Espaillat in 2021 P20210825AS-1951 (51645285649).jpg
Suozzi with President Joe Biden and Adriano Espaillat in 2021

As of November 2021, Suozzi had voted in line with Joe Biden's stated position 100% of the time. [40]

Suozzi is a member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, [41] the United States Congressional International Conservation Caucus [42] and the Climate Solutions Caucus. [43]

Suozzi is vice-chair of the Bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, which consists of 22 Democrats and 22 Republicans. He is also co-chair of the Long Island Sound Caucus, co-chair of the Quiet Skies Caucus, and chair of the United States Merchant Marine Academy’s Board of Visitors. [3] [44] [45]

Suozzi co-authored legislation to restore the State and Local Tax (SALT) Deduction, which was capped at $10,000 in 2017. [46]

Committee assignments

Caucus memberships

Electoral history

Thomas Suozzi
Thomas Suozzi official photo.jpg
Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives
from New York's 3rd district
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
Nassau County Executive Race
YearCandidateVotes%
2009Thomas Suozzi (D)117,87448%
Ed Mangano (R)118,11149%
New York 3rd Congressional District Race
YearCandidateVotes%
2016Thomas Suozzi (D)156,31552.4%
Jack Martins (R)142,02347.6%

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Preceded by Mayor of Glen Cove
1993–2000
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Preceded by Executive of Nassau County
2001–2009
Succeeded by
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the  U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 3rd congressional district

2017–present
Incumbent
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