Sean is one of seven openly LGBTQ members of Congress
Representative Sean Patrick Maloney currently represents New York’s 18th district in the U.S. House of Representatives and was first elected in November 2012.
Sean currently serves on the House Agriculture Committee and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee which is important to creating jobs and boosting the economy in the Hudson Valley. His priorities in Congress include strengthening the health and financial security of America’s retirees, creating jobs and economic opportunity for New York families, investing and improving our infrastructure, and keeping our communities safe.
Importance of Candidacy:
- Will maintain LGBTQ presence in the House of Representatives
- Is one of only 7 openly LGBTQ members of Congress
- Sean was the first openly LGBTQ member of Congress from New York