Candidate Details

Yvette Clarke

House - Incumbent

Since 2007, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke has represented New York’s Ninth Congressional District. The Congresswoman has been a reliable source of support in Congress for the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement. Clarke was an advocate for a diplomatic solution to defang Iran’s nuclear threat and has also been a consistent voice in favor of the two-state solution. Clarke fought efforts to expel the Palestinian Authority diplomatic delegation from Washington, D.C. and cast her vote in favor of the Iran nuclear deal in 2015. 

Congresswoman Clarke serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The Congresswoman sits on the Subcommittees on Communications and Technology, Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade, and Oversight and Investigations. The Congresswoman also sits on the House Small Business Committee and House Committee on Ethics. Before serving in Congress, Clarke was a member of the New York City Council from 2001 until 2007.