Antonio Ramon Delgado was born on January 28,1977 and is an American attorney and politician serving as the lieutenant governor of New York since 2022.
16 Facts About Antonio Delgado
On May 3,2022, Governor Kathy Hochul announced that she had appointed Antonio Delgado to serve as lieutenant governor, after Brian Benjamin resigned; Antonio Delgado was sworn in on May 25,2022.
On November 8,2022, Antonio Delgado won a full term as lieutenant governor, on Hochul's ticket.
Antonio Delgado is of African American, Cape Verdean, Mexican, Colombian, and Venezuelan ancestry.
Antonio Delgado grew up in the Hamilton Hill neighborhood of Schenectady.
Antonio Delgado attended Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons High School and played for the school's basketball team as a forward.
Antonio Delgado then enrolled at Colgate University and played for the Colgate Raiders men's basketball team alongside future Golden State Warriors player Adonal Foyle.
Antonio Delgado graduated from Colgate in 1999 and earned a Rhodes Scholarship to study at The Queen's College, Oxford, from which he received a Master of Arts in 2001.
In 2007, Antonio Delgado released a socially conscious rap album under the stage name "AD the Voice".
Antonio Delgado then worked as a litigator in the New York office of the law firm Akin Gump.
Antonio Delgado won the general election, receiving 132,001 votes to Faso's 124,408.
Antonio Delgado was sworn into office on January 3,2019.
Antonio Delgado ran for reelection to a second term in 2020.
Antonio Delgado ran unopposed in the Democratic primary and faced Republican nominee Kyle Van De Water, an attorney and former trustee of the village of Millbrook, New York.
Antonio Delgado won the general election with 192,100 votes to Van De Water's 151,475.
Antonio Delgado appeared on the Democratic primary ballot in the 2022 election for lieutenant governor.