Candidate Details

Paul Tonko

House - Incumbent

Rep. Paul Tonko was first elected to represent New York’s 21st Congressional District in 2008 and won election to represent New York’s newly created 20th District in 2012. Prior to serving in Congress, Rep. Tonko served in the New York State Assembly from 1983 to 2007 and as President and CEO of the New York State Energy and Research Development Authority. Rep. Tonko has spoken out for continued aid to both Israel and the Palestinian Authority during his time on Capitol Hill. The Congressman is a strong ally of J Street and outspoken advocate of a two-state solution.