Former Vice President Joe Biden Endorses Antonio Delgado
KINGSTON – Today, former Vice President Joe Biden endorsed Antonio Delgado for Congress in New York’s 19th District.
“I am proud to endorse Antonio Delgado for Congress in New York’s 19th congressional district,” said Vice President Biden. “The people of upstate New York deserve an engaged representative with local, working class roots who understands their concerns and provides a positive vision for a better future. Antonio has consistently championed the right to universal quality, affordable healthcare for everyone. Antonio will continue to fight for the rights of everyone in his district by putting in the hard work and being accountable.”
“I am very proud to have the endorsement of former Vice President Biden,” said Delgado. “Having grown up in a working class family in neighboring Pennsylvania, Vice President Biden understands the struggles and concerns of the folks here in upstate New York, including the need to earn a livable wage, achieve universal quality, affordable healthcare, and invest in opportunities for all through well-funded public schools and skills training programs. He understands the need for our elected officials to engage in civil discourse and represent us with character and integrity. I look forward to working with him to help achieve a better future for the people of our region.”
Delgado continues to build momentum and enthusiasm with a growing list of endorsements, including President Barack Obama, Planned Parenthood, NARAL, the family of former Representative Maurice Hinchey, End Citizens United, Citizen Action for New York, NYSUT, 1199SEIU, and NYS AFL-CIO, among others.