16 Facts About Anthony Brindisi


Anthony Joseph Brindisi was born on November 22,1978 and is an American lawyer and politician from the state of New York.


Anthony Brindisi represented New York's 119th Assembly District from 2011 to 2018.


Anthony Brindisi was first elected to the New York State Assembly in a September 2011 special election.


Anthony Brindisi narrowly defeated Republican US Representative Claudia Tenney in the 2018 election in New York's 22nd congressional district.


Anthony Brindisi was born in 1978 in Utica, New York, to Louis and Jacqueline Anthony Brindisi.


Anthony Brindisi's mother died of cancer when he was four years old, on the same day that a murder took place at Louis's law firm.


Anthony Brindisi graduated from Notre Dame Junior Senior High School and attended Mohawk Valley Community College before graduating from Siena College in 2000.


Anthony Brindisi has said that the 2000 United States presidential election inspired him to become a lawyer.


Anthony Brindisi joined the law firm his father founded and later won a seat on the Utica School Board.


Anthony Brindisi was unopposed in the 2012 general election, running on the Democratic, Working Families Party, and Independence Party of New York State fusion ticket.


Anthony Brindisi voted against the NY SAFE Act, a 2013 gun control law written in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.


Anthony Brindisi ran for Congress in New York's 22nd congressional district, which was held by one-term Republican Claudia Tenney of nearby New Hartford.


Anthony Brindisi was endorsed by former Republican congressmen Richard Hanna and Sherwood Boehlert.


On December 18,2019, Anthony Brindisi voted to impeach President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.


In July 2021, Anthony Brindisi announced his candidacy for state Supreme Court.


Anthony Brindisi lost the 2021 race for the 5th Supreme Court District to Republican Danielle Fogel.