Lee Zeldin: A Profile of Leadership and Service from New York to the National Stage

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Former U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin is a prominent figure in New York politics, known for his strong conservative principles and dedication to public service. Born on January 30, 1980, in East Meadow, New York, Zeldin is a lawyer and military veteran who has carved a significant path in both the legal and political arenas. His educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Albany and a Juris Doctor from Albany Law School. Beyond his academic achievements, Zeldin is also a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve, demonstrating a strong commitment to his country.

Zeldin’s political career began in the New York State Senate, where he served from 2011 to 2014. During his tenure, he was recognized for his efforts on various legislative matters, including taxation, veterans’ affairs, and environmental conservation. His ability to address complex issues and work across the aisle helped to raise his profile in New York politics.

In 2014, Zeldin was elected to represent New York’s 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives, a position he held until 2023. As a Congressman, Zeldin was known for his conservative stance on issues such as immigration, national security, and healthcare. He was a vocal supporter of then-President Donald Trump and worked closely with the administration on several key initiatives.

In addition to his legislative work, Zeldin has been a strong advocate for veterans and military families, reflecting his own military background. He has worked on legislation to improve healthcare and support services for veterans and has been a steadfast supporter of strengthening the U.S. military.

Zeldin’s gubernatorial run in 2022 showcased his ambitions to lead New York State and address the challenges facing its residents. Although he was not successful in his bid, his campaign highlighted several key issues, including crime, economic recovery, and education reform. Zeldin’s approach to governance emphasizes fiscal responsibility, public safety, and the promotion of business and economic development.

As a former Congressman and gubernatorial candidate, Lee Zeldin remains a prominent and influential figure in New York politics and within the Republican Party. His extensive experience in law, military service, and public service positions him as a knowledgeable and passionate advocate for his constituents and the broader conservative agenda. His upcoming role as the keynote speaker at the Lincoln Reagan Dinner further highlights his stature within the party and his ongoing contributions to political discourse and leadership.

AAGOP Lincoln Reagan Dinner w/The Honorable Lee Zeldin

March 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Hilton BWI Baltimore Airport

1739 W. Nursery Road, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

Tickets only $125.00

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