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Rep. Albio Sires (D-N.J.)

  • District: 8th District, Northeast -- Elizabeth, Bayonne, Hoboken, parts of Jersey City and Newark
  • Residence: West New York
  • Born: January 26, 1951; Bejucal, Cuba
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Adrienne Sires; one stepchild
  • Education: Saint Peter's College, B.A. 1974 (Spanish & marketing); Middlebury College, M.A. 1985 (Spanish)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Candidate for West New York Town Commission, 1983; Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1986; Republican nominee for Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders, 1987; candidate for West New York Town Commission, 1991; candidate for West New York Town Commission (recall election), 1993; West New York Town Commission, 1995-2006 (mayor, 1995-2006); N.J. Assembly, 2000-2006 (speaker, 2002-06); U.S. House, 2006-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2006 (4th full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Foreign Affairs (Europe, Eurasia & Emerging Threats; Western Hemisphere - Ranking Member); Transportation & Infrastructure (Highways & Transit; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials)
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State Information: 8th District, Northeast -- Elizabeth, Bayonne, Hoboken, parts of Jersey City and Newark

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Albio Sires (D) 130,853 78%
Maria Karczewski (R) 31,763 18.9%
Herbert Shaw (PAC) 1,839 1.1%
Stephen Deluca (RAP) 1,710 1%
Pablo Olivera (UIS) 1,625 1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 79% Mitt Romney: 20%
2008 Barack Obama: 75% John McCain: 24%

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