Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-New York) biography

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Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY 8th District)

4th term Democrat from New York 8th District.


Residence: Brooklyn

Marital Status: Married (Kennisandra)

Prev. Occupation: Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: NY Assembly, 2007-13; US House, 2017-present

Education: BA SUNY - Binghamton, 1992; MPP Georgetown University, 1994; JD New York University, 1997

Birthdate: 08/04/1970

Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Religion: Baptist

Percentage in Last Election: 93%

Major Opponent: Daniel J. Cavanagh


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Hakeem Jeffries.


Washington, D.C. Office:

2433 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515
Phone: (202) 225-5936

Brooklyn Office: (more district offices)

445 Neptune Avenue, First Floor, Community Room 2C
Brooklyn, New York 11224
Phone: (718) 373-0033


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Tasia Jackson
  • Scheduler: Lauren Milnes
  • Legis. Dir.: Zoe Oreck
  • Comm. Dir.: Michael Hardaway
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Christopher Quintyne
  • Education LA: Christopher Quintyne
  • Telecomm LA: Zoe Oreck
  • Transportation LA: Christopher Quintyne
  • Trade LA: Christopher Quintyne
  • Commerce LA: Christopher Quintyne
  • Labor LA: Christopher Quintyne
  • Budget LA: Christopher Quintyne
  • Government Affairs LA: Zachary Lobel
  • Space - NASA LA: Zoe Oreck
  • Animal Welfare LA: Zoe Oreck


Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. Hakeem Jeffries's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Hakeem Jeffries a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. Hakeem Jeffries
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. Hakeem Jeffries
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. Hakeem Jeffries
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... No Send Message to Rep. Hakeem Jeffries
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. Hakeem Jeffries


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