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Claudia TenneyCONConservative United States Representative, NY-22
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Claudia L. Tenney (born February 4, 1961) is an American attorney and politician serving as the U.S. representative for New York's 24th congressional district since 2021, having previously represented the district from 2017 to 2019. Her district covers a large part of Central New York, extending from the east end of Lake Ontario to the Pennsylvania border and includes the cities of Utica, Rome and Binghamton. Redistricting led her to be elected to New York's 24th district in 2022 for the 2023-2025 term. A member of the Republican Party, Tenney served in the New York State Assembly from 2011 to 2017. In 2014, she challenged incumbent U.S. Representative Richard L. Hanna in the Republican primary and lost. Tenney was elected to Congress in 2016 after Hanna retired. She narrowly lost reelection to Democrat Anthony Brindisi in 2018. Tenney challenged Brindisi in 2020; the seat remained vacant at the start of the 117th United States Congress because the race was too close to call. On February 5, 2021, New York Supreme Court Judge Scott DelConte ruled in Tenney's favor, allowing her to be declared the winner of the 2020 election. Tenney took office six days later.

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Education6 - 6 of 4
Colgate University
Bachelor of Arts
University of Cincinnati
secondary school
University of Cincinnati College of Law
Juris Doctor
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
United States House of Representatives, New York
2023 - Current
Assembly Member
New York State Assembly
2010 - 2017
“First Look”, WIBX 950 Radio
2010 - Current
Chief of Staff
Office of Assembly Member David Townsend
2003 - 2009
Tenney Media Group
1997 - 2004
“Common Cents”
2001 - Current
Mid-York Press, Incorporated, present
Former Employee
Consulate General of Yugoslavia
Former Partner
Groben, Gilroy, Oster and Saunders
Other Experience1 - 18 of 18
Advisory Board of The Center for Freedom and Western Civilization, Colgate University
Board Member
Sitrin Homes Foundation
Board Member
Mohawk Valley Community College Foundation
Board Member
Saint Elizabeth College of Nursing
Board Member
New Hartford Senior Center
Sitrin Health Care Foundation
Former Member
Small Business Committee, New York State Assembly
Former Member
Mental Health Committee, New York State Assembly
Legislative Women's Caucus, New York State Assembly
Former Member
Financial Services Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Banks Committee, New York General Assembly
Former Member
Codes Committee, New York State Assembly
Former Member
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Financial Services), United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Social Services Committee, New York State Assembly
Former Member
Veterans Affairs Committee, New York State Assembly
Former Member
Education Committee, New York State Assembly
Former Member
Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, United States House of Representatives