Sean is New York's first openly gay Member of Congress
Sean Patrick Maloney proudly represents New York’s 18th district in the U.S. House of Representatives, having been first elected in November 2012. He is New York’s first openly gay Member of Congress and has fought for equality in the House from day one. Through the Maloney Amendment, he successfully led the fight to beat back Republican efforts to write LGBTQ discrimination into law in 2016 and continues to fight to discrimination including through bills like the Prohibition of Medicaid Funding for Conversion Therapy Act. Sean has a distinguished background in business and public service. He served as a senior advisor in President Bill Clinton’s White House and as a senior staffer to two New York Governors. He currently serves on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and the Committee on Agriculture. Sean lives in Cold Spring with husband Randy and their 3 children.