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Jamaal BowmanDEMDemocrat United States Representative, NY-16
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Jamaal Anthony Bowman (born April 1, 1976) is an American politician and educator serving as the U.S. representative for New York's 16th congressional district since 2021. The district covers much of the north Bronx, as well as the southern half of Westchester County, including Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, and Bowman's hometown of Yonkers. Bowman is the founder and former principal of the Cornerstone Academy for Social Action, a public middle school in Eastchester, Bronx. He is a member of the Lower Hudson Valley chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America. He defeated 16-term incumbent Eliot Engel in the 2020 Democratic primary. Bowman is a member of the Squad, a faction of progressive House Democrats.

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Education6 - 6 of 4
Manhattanville College
Mercy University
Sayreville War Memorial High School
University of New Haven
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
United States House of Representatives, New York
2021 - Current
Education Entrepreneur
New York City Department of Education
1999 - Current
Former School Principal
Cornerstone Academy for Social Action Middle School
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Former Committee Member
New York State Early Childhood Blue Ribbon
Former Committee Member
New York State Allies for Public Education
Committee on Education and Labor, United State House of Representatives
2023 - Current
Former Member
House Education Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development